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    debate. Does the environment we are exposed to or our genetics’ play a larger role? Savage Girls and Wild Boys by Michael Newton studies children that grew up in the wilderness with animals or who were cut-off from the civilized world as we know it. Multiple ‘wild child’s’ were examined from the early 1700’s to the late 1900’s (Ivan Mishukov). The children Newton went into depth with were Peter the Wild Boy (1725), Memmie Le Blanc (1731), Victor of Aveyron (1797), Kaspar Hauser (early 1800s), and Genie

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    After reading Wild Animals Aren’t Pets and Let People Own Exotic Animals, the question that asks, should exotic animals be considered pets is finally answered. Exotic animals should not be considered pets. These animals if not kept right are too dangerous to be a pet of anyone, on the other hand people believe the animals are not dangerous if kept with responsible private ownerships, and finally people aren’t only the ones getting hurt, the animals are too. Throughout the article, Wild Animals Aren’t

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    Into the Wild essay Some people may think that Chris McCandless went into the forrest because he wanted to do things on his own go explore, live free without having to pay bills and live under his parents he wanted to be on his own with no one surrounding him. But that's not the full reason behind what drove him to the wild he hated his parents because they offered to pay for his law school and buy him a new car because his old one wasn’t running good anymore. There are many other reasons why Chris

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    With bright eyes and a fascination for adventure, Chris McCandless was truly one in a million. Chris McCandless, the star of “Into the Wild” by Jon Krakauer, stirs up powerful emotions in readers, leaving them divided into two camps. His rash behavior and defiance of society's norms can be seen as reckless and troublesome or as inspiration. Chris lived in a middle class household with parents who set him up to have a ‘successful’ future and live out his days as most people would. After high school

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    deep forest of Alaska. No one will ever know why he did it, but there are a numerous reasons. Chris’s focus on adventure, freedom, solitude and his resistance against the government influenced him to leave his comfortable living to try to survive the wild. Chris was heavily inspired by his favorite author Jack London, a man that writes about topics mostly about man vs nature theme, where nature always wins. Jack London also wrote about a time where he himself spent a bit of time in Alaska describing

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    ​For years humans and animals alike have relied on natural instincts to adapt in order to survive. The book call of the wild by Jack London centers around a dog named buck. Buck is large mixed bread who learns to use natural instincts to survive the harsh conditions during the Klondike gold rush in Alaska in 1897. The Klondike gold rush of 1897 is an example of the back to nature movement. The back to nature movement was initiated by President Roosevelt. He felt that America was too dependent on

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    Yukon, both man and and dog must battle for survival. They must persevere in order to come out on top. In Call of the Wild and To Build a Fire there are many similarities and differences between Buck and the man. In both stories, the personalities of the main character, Buck and the man, are very analogous. “Only this time he was the one who had been beaten,”(Call of the Wild, pg. 42), in this scene, Buck murders Spitz. This displays Buck’s thirst for life, even if he has to kill, Buck will do

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    In 1996 “Into the Wild” by Jon Krakauer was published and quickly became a National Bestseller. The book follows the adventures of Chris McCandless as he traverses the Alaskan wilderness and eventually meets a tragic end. The death of McCandless has been the subject of controversy since the book was released. However in September 2013, the author of “Into the Wild” released an article entitled “How Chris McCandless died” and stated that he had found the legitimate cause of McCandless’ death. While

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    born hypocrite, was seeking the wilderness’ wild and untamed freedom to find his true potential. Chris was born in a middle class and loving family. He had amazing talent and was very bright. His family thought he would have an amazing future, even when he was a teenager. Yet, Chris abandoned his family and his social life to walk into the wilderness. Chris searched for a life without the stress of money or government laws. When Chris went into the wild, he didn’t seem to grasp the freedom or the

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    this is not always true for all families. Waddell (2002) also talks about how the family can be a group of two, also a single parent or new partners and step siblings (p.124). The film’s “Tomboy”, “The Squid and the Whale” and “Beasts of the Southern Wild” all have different family formations. All the different family formations are apart of what Waddell (2002) argues that no matter who is apart of a family, they help or hinder the emotional growth of those who belong to it (p.124). In the film “Tomboy”

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