Chris Mccandless Dream In Into The Wild

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In the biography of Christopher McCandless, Into the Wild, Jon Krakauer writes “It’s not always necessary to be strong, but to feel strong.” Christopher McCandless’s journey was one of a courageous and brave young man that went Into the Wild. McCandless chose to abandon the material things that society believes are needed to survive and even though his dream was viewed as unrealistic, McCandless followed it.
“I'm going to paraphrase Thoreau here... rather than love, than money, than faith, than fame, than fairness... give me truth. “ A quote Chris McCandless wrote in his journal. Before Chris departed for Alaska he burnt all of his money and baggage, not needed, Nearly three months after Chris left, his yellow Datsun was found abandoned at Lake Mead National Recreation Area. Most people in today’s society believe
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Chris took a different approach. Chris’ dream was to go out into the wild and adventure a new life, which he followed. “The very basic core of a man’s living and spirit is his passion for adventure.” Chris once said in his Journal. With the dangerous things he saw ahead, that didn’t get to him, he just kept going like it was a small obstacle that was simple to overcome. “Don’t hesitate or allow yourself to make excuses. Just get out and do it...You will be very glad you did.”
I think Chris went into the wild to find a new life or experience what he was missing, which is what about everyone the world wants to do. Meet new people, experience new things, etc. Most people don’t have the courage to do things like that, so he wanted to be the first. Even though it is a true story, to me it seems like a metaphorical theory describing people going through life. Going into the wild is going into the world, the people he meets represents making new friends, and not stopping no matter how bad represents how life is tough, but we need to keep
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