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    Call of the wild

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    The Call of the Wild: Life lessons that are learned and thought Introduction As a student in Introduction to Literature I have had the opportunity to engage in reading and writing from the books listed: The Call of the Wild, Harry Potter and the sorcerer’s, and I know why the cage bird sings. These books have taught me that a message could be delivered in many perspectives. I have learned that a book is more than a story being told. It is up to the reader imagination to take then to that magical

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    “Happiness is only real when shared” is said by Chris McCandless; the main character in Into the Wild (2007). Directed by Sean Penn it is the story of Chris running away from his traumatic past from his abusive parents on an adventure to find his true happiness although he soon comes to the realization that his true happiness is with his family. Throughout the film it is evident that the true happiness of the world comes from the people around us. Chris was unhappy with his family and they ruined

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    Idealism In Into The Wild

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    Upon first glance, Into the Wild looks as if it were about another idealistic man turning insane, by simply separating himself from the rest of humanity. However, upon further inspection, the novel is truly an intricately-woven metaphor symbolizing the inescapable order of the world and the possibility to choose one’s path in life, so long as one is determined enough to make that happen (Krakauer, 146). Furthermore, the film The Falling Man, directed by Henry Singer, explores a very similar concept:

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    wild flower

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    Wild Flower…… “But father I love him!” said Tallulah, which means running water, and ran out of the tepee. Tallulah ran and ran not seeing the way. Tears were coming from her big brown eyes, passing soft pink cheeks, falling to the ground. She knew that she will never see her father again. There was love in her heart for him however the other feeling took over. Tallulah fell on the ground where green soft grass welcomed her beautiful small body that was gasping for air. Silk long black as a

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    Into The Wild Response

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    Into The Wild “Into The Wild” by Jon Krakauer, is a beautifully written book, with a captivating and devastating story. I thoroughly enjoyed it and even though the death of the main character was stated in sentence number two, Krakauer keeps the reader enthralled throughout the entire novel, start to finish. In “Into the Wild”, a recent college graduate named Christopher McCandless, in search of adventure, freedom, and purpose, decides to donate his life’s savings, abandon his family, and head out

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    Into The Wild Theme

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    Into the Wild, by Sean Penn, illustrates the story of a young man’s journey into the Alaskan wilderness. The theme of the movie revolves around the escape of civilization to find happiness and freedom. The main character, Christopher McCandless, is a young adventurer who has lived a life that many would view as comfortable. He is the son of wealthy parents and a recent graduate of Emory University. However, Chris is not happy with his life. Because of their status in society, his parents hold him

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    Call Of The Wild

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    family pet to a primordial, wild beast. To begin with, before living in northern Canada and Alaska, Buck lived a pampered, luxurious life on Judge Miller’s estate in Santa Clara Valley, California. Although there were numerous breeds of dogs living on the estate, Buck had an aspect to himself that set him aside from the other dogs and animals. "For he was king – king over all creeping, crawling flying things of Judge Miller’s place, humans included." (Call of the Wild, page 14). Buck would take

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    In his investigative biography Into the Wild, Jon Krakauer implies that wilderness has come to mean more than survival to the American mind. Krakauer’s stories of his own dangerous and self admittedly “idiotic”(151), adventures into Alaskan wilderness are a great way to tie the message close to the author. In the past authors have held wildly romantic ideals of nature, and its deepest secrets; Into the Wild is a direct contrast to such writing, with dark and truthful representations of the way reckless

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    In the book, Into the Wild, by Jon Krakauer, Everett Ruess was a man who wanted to find his purpose in life by, leaving school, developing a new identity, and expressing himself and his joun in his letters. First, Ruess attended the Otis Art School and Hollywood High. “At the end of the summer, Everett returned home only long enough to earn a high school diploma, which he received in January 1931. Less than a month later he was on the road again..." Ruess started to travel solo at the age of sixteen

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    Call Of The Wild

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    Buck was the loyal companion of Judge Miller. He was a free dog, allowed to go as he pleased throughout the large estate. Buck hunted with Judge’s sons, escorted the girls, even went swimming in the pool, it was the ideal life for a dog and it was soon about to change. It was 1897 and the Klondike strike was luring men to the north. Buck lived in the sunny Santa Clara Valley, a far extreme from the north where he would soon be taken. It all happened when the gardener, trying to settle his

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