Caulfield was kicked out of his school for the third time because of his poor academic performance. Caulfield had poor grades because he was always in his own world. Caulfield does not really have a bright future. He was always obsessed of wanting to save the innocence of little children from the ugliness of reality. He me...
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... complicated. McCandless wasn’t happy about his new life in the wilderness. He need someone he can share happiness with. Chris McCandless ended up wanting to go back to the human community. Holden Caulfield will judge McCandless as a phony on how he wanted to keep in contact with society.
Based on these two different novels, Christopher McCandless and Holden Caulfield will not to be friends because of their distinctive individuality and desire. McCandless desired for wanting to go back to society is one of the reason why Caulfield judge and mocks everyone. McCandless also will judge Caulfield for his poor lifestyle and for neglecting his own words. McCandless believe if you want to achieve something you can’t hesitate and make excuses. McCandless and Caulfield distinctive individuality and desire is proof that these two character will not be friend.
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