McCandless Life Into the Wild’ is about a young man who rejects his conventional life to live in the wild ,Shaun Callarman states “I think that Chris McCandless was bright and ignorant at the same time, He had no common sense .He abandoned his family to go on an adventure to find himself happiness.He was dissatisfied with his life,he eschewed ambition and materialism in favor of living as close to nature and as far moved from society as he possibly could.He was alienated from his parents who could never understand him.Chris McCandless sought a more fulfilling existence in Alaska(Callarman,2016). Chris Mccandless chose a solitary life to get away from his parents,they never understood what he wanted.He chose to give all of his money away to charity,he rid himself of everything that he had to set out on a worthless journey and die's later on.Do you think it was smart for him to do that?However that young man definitely had luck on his side, in the end he was bested by mother nature. I personally think Chris was in over his head with his actions, that’s why he died, if he would have had more self-control and outdoor experience he would have survived. Almost any nature survivalist will know that before eating a plant, to make sure to check for all
Because he did not take any food or water a lot of people thought he died of starvation. It was hard for him to hunt for food without any hunting gear and it was hard for him to find water. People thought that McCandless camr across a plant and it so happened to be toxic. Thats not what killed him krakuar says, “McCandless simoly had the misfortune to eat moldy seeds”(194). McCandless did not ask to die, it was just an accident, he knew nothing about which seeds where good and which where
Many people may feel corrupt or threatened by the government and may want to disappear from the system. A young man managed to get away, however did not accomplish it on good terms. Chris McCandless was the name of the nonconformist. He wanted to go into the wild with no technology and nothing that would connect him with society. Not even his parents because he felt a sense of betrayal, his dad had another family with another woman that nobody knew about.
Ignored can lead to catastrophic consequences. In the story into the wild by Jon Krakauer the main character Chris Mccandless attempts to conform with nature alone with transcendental ways but dies as a result. Mccandless resolution was unjustified because he left his friends and family to distress, he did not have adequate materials to sustain himself in the wilderness and he overestimated himself throughout his journey. Some may argue that it was his right to strive for his goal by his philosophy but he ignored offers that would have kept him alive. Mccandless followed his journey to Alaska.
The experiences there where not pleasant. Many other trappers had risked their lives and had died at the hands of the perils of this expedition. The region had become so unpopular because of the heavy loss of lives that no volunteers wanted to step up to tackle this problem. Most thought that they should just leave it alone, but Governor Simpson thought the country held great profit and could be benefited from. He was positive that the previous explorer ‘Alexander Ross’ was just an empty-headed fool.
Tim’s expectations were not the case; instead Sam dies by being accused incorrectly of stealing his own cattle to teach other troops a lesson about how serious war is. The unecessary death of Sam inspires Tim to go neutral because Sam was not rewarded for valor and had no glory to his name. Tim doesn’t like that or want that so he chooses neither side of the
In my point of McCandless is selfish, reckless, and stupid. Chris McCandless was reckless, selfish and stupid he did not care for what he did. McCandless can be described as a reckless person because before going to Alaska he didn 't tell his parents or anyone anything he did not care about the consequences his actions would cost him he also didn’t think about how later on it may affect his parents.
I believe Callarman’s argument means that he is not very fond in the way McCandless chose to live his life in which he abandons civilization to go “Into The Wild.” Therefore I disagree with his statement in which he says that McCandless had no common sense because even though he was a Little ignorant McCandless learn the importance of nature and other stuff rather than material a lesson which many people never learn even when they say they do in reality they don’t. In the film of “Into The Wild” McCandless is a well rounded individual who doesn’t seem to be unhappy/angry with the way his life is going so when Callarman goes and calls him ignorant I agree but also disagree because in a sense everyone is ignorant when they are angry or stressed. It is often said that McCandless was ignorant. This is true to an extent but that is just because we all have different viewpoints on life and the way it is meant to be lived. McCandless was a little unaware of what he was getting himself into but his journey to his final destination helped with his knowledge.
McCandless himself had his reasons to hurt his parents that way mainly because they kept living a lie and it just exploded in their face when Chris found out. I am led to believe as well, that McCandless was trying to leave the Stampede Trail because he had forgiven them but since he couldn’t leave due to the river being so high and strong. McCandless had never anticipated or let alone plan to die just to hurt his parents. That was something that came totally unexpected and without his awareness. McCandless was also never a harm to people he met.
McCandless states that money doesn 't buy happiness, I agree but disagree you can have all the money in the world and be happy about that but what about love, you can 't buy happiness nor love. All McCandless was looking for was happiness for himself because he wasn 't happy in his own home, that 's why he left his family and everything behind. He didn 't want to be the person his parents wanted him to be or the person society expected him to be. That 's why he left from the city and went into the wild, he wanted the beauty of nature. He wanted to explore the inner country to his own soul.
McCunn was careless he didn’t remember to get a way out of the arctic for winter time, he died painfully. It was a life lesson to pay attention to the signs around you. To be safe rather than sorry, McCunn to me was stupid, he threw away shotgun shells just because he thought he could, he didn’t pay attention to his surrounding, he didn’t even know how to signal help. He never helped himself so no one could help him, this was similar to McCandles. Alex had limited supplies, he stopped all contact with the people who knew of him.
McCandless is neither wise nor foolish, for he has both qualities. Chris McCandless was a foolish person but he was wise in other aspects. McCandless was foolish by running away from everything that he loved. McCandless ran away from his college dorm without a trace. When his family came to check on McCandless they had no idea where their son disappeared to.
Though, he was described by many people as an intelligent individual, he had no street smarts, this led to his death from poisonous potato seeds. He made the mistake of leaving his loved ones behind especially his sister. McCandless was driven and had his mind set on this terrifying and dangerous adventure all leading up to his journey in Alaska which is why he continued his life on his own. Chris should have kept his college savings in order to survive this adventure to the wild. With the money he had saved, possibly could have kept him alive to this current day.
Chris hated that. He hated the thought of his parents, especially his dad, having had near total control over him. He never showed any signs of it, but by the end of college, Chris McCandless was dying to get away. Throughout the story, Chris showed he had a determination to get to Alaska. On his trip he meets various people who care for him.
Chris McCandless resents the world of materialism from which he was born into and in an effort to separate himself from this life he walks away from it. He wasn’t involved much with society and had problems with his family which made him to start his journey to Alaska. In most other cases people stay and deal with their problems. McCandless on the other hand ran away in the most dangerous of possible ways, by totally abandoning his sheltered existence into one that had no safety nets. "Two years he walks the earth.