How Did Chris Mccandless Want To Go Into The Wild

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Into the wild, a book by Jon Krakauer and a film by Sean Penn, features the journey of Christopher McCandless, the son of wealthy parents who graduates from Emory University as a top student and athlete. However, instead of embarking on a prestigious and profitable career, he chooses to give his savings to charity, rid himself of his possessions, and set out on a journey to the Alaskan wilderness. Shaun Callarman’s argument had a good point. " One should always be prepared to go into the wild ". McCandless made a choice to go into the wild and leave everything behind to go his own way to find himself. Chris McCandless took an adventure into Alaska and walked miles through nature knowing he is risking his life in the middle of nowhere. Chris truly wanted to live in Alaska nature and explore the wilderness. Christ risked his life willingly going into the wild.

Chris knowingly went into the wild unprepared and not even close to having everything he needed to go into the wild. Shaun explained that “ He had no common sense” and i agree that he was not thinking and planning what he was supposed to do and know. Chris had know knowledge going out into nature. He lacked on equipment and lost his life because he wasn't properly prepared how he was supposed to. For example, Chris ate some moldy seeds that were poison, if he were to have all the equipment he
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As stated earlier, the purpose of this paper was to say what my opinion was on McCandless mistake. This paper attempted to explain the importance in life to know what to do and not to do. Keep in mind Chris wasn't all wrong in this he wanted to find himself because he probably thought he needed to go into nature thinking it was going to help him but ended up killing him. Above all let's remember that everyone's opinion matters. Most importantly I believe that Chris McCandless made the biggest mistake by leaving everything he
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