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    perfectly explains Chris McCandless and the journey that he initially set out on. He was a young man seeking self-acceptance and peace, and he looked for it in all of the different places that he visited. Visiting these places made Chis more and more hungry for a challenge. He planned on leaving the comfort of a home and setting out into the Alaskan wilderness, where he would eventually die. Many wonder what lead McCandless to his death and there are many different theories. Chris McCandless was motivated

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    rules. Topic Sentence #1- Chris McCandless’, who had an unconventional approach to life, would not have survived socially in today’s culture; he turned to the wilderness, the only place where this unorthodox mindset is still acceptable. Excerpt #1→ With regards to Chris’ irregular mindset about the government, he exclaimed to Jim Gallien, “how I feed myself is none

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    This point in someone’s life varies, but no matter what time it comes in your life there is always this realization that you have to become independent. Chris McCandless was someone who realized this, but unlike most people, he took this involvement to the extreme and it became something that he would not return home from. In college, McCandless was mostly separated from everyone. He didn’t have many friends, and was known by many as being a strange person. He was also brought up from a torn apart

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    Wild” by Jon Krakauer tells the story of Chris McCandless, an idealistic man looking to find himself in the wilderness. His interpretation of the wilderness, however, was different than how the wilderness is in reality. People, places, and concepts are frequently glorified in the media, being made to look better than they actually are. Nature itself is no exception to this. Chris likely saw the false wilderness as it was shown in fiction. Chris McCandless saw the wilderness as an escape from reality

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    people's experiences and stories with Chris McCandless to prove that McCandless was sane for those needing closure about his life. Everyone who came across Chris and was able to talk to him saw him for who he was, a true romantic. They saw that he was not just a crazed young man craving adventure, in search of his odyssey. By using anecdotes, comparisons, and, using his own personal experiences, relating to Chris, Krakauer is able to portray Chris as sane. Chris was a very unique person, craving for

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    by Sean Penn, it features the amazing story of Christopher McCandless who was born into a very wealthy and prosperous family. He graduated from Emory University as a leading student and an impeccable athlete. Although this man had so much going for him in life and what seemed like a perfect life, he disposed of all of his possessions, giving most of it to charity, and left for his “mission” to Alaska. Now I believe that when Chris McCandless went into the wild he was searching for himself. He wanted

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    people and nature. Jon Krakauer, the biographer and author of Chris McCandless's story, has carefully crafted his book Into the Wild articulating the accounts of Chris McCandless with many of them aligning with those of a true transcendentalist. Chris McCandless, born to a rich family attended the prestigious Emory University graduating with a the highest Honors degree. Backed by an acceptance from Harvard Law, after graduation, Chris, cut all ties to “his society” and ventured out on a journey Into

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    idiot? That is the big question. This is what people always seem to talk about when they talk about Chris McCandless. There are many people who think that Chris McCandless was a reckless idiot who was mentally ill, or something else was wrong with Chris. It seems that almost everybody that met Chris thought maybe Chris was crazy or had problems. Here are just a few things that people said about Chris and his state of mind. Pg 40 Zarza admits saying, "he was always going on about trees and nature and

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    Chris McCandless was someone who wouldn’t take “no” for an answer. Because of this, he died sometime in August 1992. McCandless, who graduated college in 1990, spent the better part of two years traveling the country in preparation for his ultimate goal, surviving in the Alaskan Bush. Now, however, he is the main character in Into the Wild, where he merely represents overconfidence and ignorance. Chris McCandless was ignoble because he continuously ignored the advice given from others, and was too

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    sense that’s how Chris lived his entire life” a member of Chris’s running team commented on Chris’s workout plan, which is meant to “Lose our bearings, to push ourselves into unknown territory.” This part of Chris’s life philosophy, as previously said in his letter to Ronald Franz in chapter 8. Chris’s long road trips which he conducted during his summer vacation certainly matches the description “Get lost, then get to a familiar road and get back home” the simple running exercise Chris has developed

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