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    McCandless and he wanted the best for himself. He first burned the cash inside of his wallet, cut up his ID’s, and abandoned his car. He even gave away $24,000 in savings to charity. The story “Into The Wild” describes how Chris McCandless changed his name to Alexander Supertramp. Jon Krakauer’s “Into The Wild” depicts a Transcendental representation due to his appreciation of nature when leaving society, trusting his own instincts, and most importantly, the interconnection of Oversoul. To start off

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    continued researching him, and thereby published the book, Into the Wild, in 1996. As one start learning of Chris, they’ll know he wasn’t at all materialistic, that he loathed his parents, yearned for freedom, and was resistant towards the government. Chris should have pursued to withdrew from the wild because he left his family heartbroken, had a prideful rejection for essentials, and wasn’t truly getting freedom from the wild. It’s true that Chris shunned his family during the Alaskan trip

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    Into the Wild This summer I read Into the Wild by Jon Krakauer. This story is Jon Krakauer’s attempt at unraveling the mystery of Christopher McCandless. Like Krakauer, I too was intrigued by who this young man was, and what propelled him to claim the name Alexander Supertramp, travel across North America, then later be found dead in a forgotten bus deep in the Alaskan wilderness. The book contains many of McCandless’s journal entries that he wrote during his travels; one entry stood out to me the

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    In the novel, “Into the Wild,” by Jon Krakauer, a young man named Chris McCandless (also known as Alex Supertramp) is headed to Alaska on a challenging journey. Chris McCandless gave everything up to go, “Into the Wild,” for many different reasons. McCandless’s reasons for this decision include self-reliance, his hubris personality, and his home environment. The wilderness represented freedom for Chris, using it as an escape from reality and time for himself to think. Chris decided to take on the

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    The wild is a place to push yourself to the limit and take a look at who you truly are inside. “Wilderness areas have value as symbols of unselfishness” (Nash). Roderick Nash’s philosophy states that the wilderness gives people an opportunity to learn humility but they fight this because they do not have a true desire to be humble. Human-kind wants to give out the illusion that they are nature lovers when in reality, they are far from it. “When we go to designated wilderness we are, as the 1964 act

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    been written, and numerous studies have been concurred; which describe individuals that come from a life of wealth; that eventually strive to abandon its monetary values due to money 's influence and corruption, such as Chris McCandless from Into The Wild. Society today is driven by money, as we are constantly trying to achieve wealth and a higher status than others; even at a young age. These pressures of money may actually be what what is causing so much stress and anxiety, and is constantly shaping

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    needs in life, everyone has a unique mind, we all have different perspectives from life. Us the people won’t understand life till we go out there and experience it for ourselves and the see the beauty in life. In the story Into the Wild, Chris McCandless goes out into the wild not only to see nature but to find himself. People like Shan Callarman thought McCandless was a bright and ignorant child who had no common sense and was making a dumb decision and thought he was just plain crazy, but I disagree

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    Being inspired by Jack London and his condemnation of a capitalist society, I agree with the author that Chris McCandless was not an outcast, crazy or incompetent, but instead was arrogant, secluded, talented to have survived 113 days in the wild. Chris was a sociable person, he made friends with anyone he made contact with, no matter how long their encounter was.Chris met Jan Burres and her boyfriend, and during his week long stay he mesmerized a seventeenyear old named Tracy. He left her heartbroken

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    able to handle. He was prepared and had all the skills he needed to survive in the wild. McCandless kept fighting against all odds and never gave up on fulfilling his dreams. He deserves more respect and admiration than he got. Like McCandless , others went to Alaska searching for the same adventure he was but couldn't handle it. People such as, John Waterman, went to Alaska with high hopes but

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    Into The Wild by Jon Krakauer is a non-fiction book, based on the real story of Christopher McCandless, who in the April of 1992,set off alone into the Alaskan wild. He had given all his savings to charity, abandoned his car and his possessions. Unlike others, he wanted to live a life of independence, free from materialistic pleasures and filled with nature and it’s beauty. In addition, McCandless shed his legal name early in his journey, adopting

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