Christopher Johnson Mcandles is really different from other characters. He might be considered as one of the few main characters in novels who actually existed in real life. After he graduated from college, he traveled almost all North America by himself, leaving no trace but a written note to his parents telling them he was going to a trip. At the end of the book, Christopher could be considered as a lunatic determined guy who was searching for something that may metaphorically be considered as forgiveness from God. Christopher McCandles died of starvation and his body was later found in an abandoned bus in Alaska.
Growing up in the upper middle class Christopher was given everything since day one. This to me is a major part of why I think McCandless had the right to venture off from his family, him wanting to learn from his mistakes never happened because he
The Biggest Bully Bully’s are awful people no matter what, just like how Archie Costello is in The Chocolate War by Robert Cormier. Archie is a senior at Trinity High School that has a lot of power and chooses to abuse it. Archie Costello is the biggest bully in the book because he only respects himself and makes everyone else do his dirty work. Archie only respected himself and no one else in the book. He only thinks of himself, never anyone else.
Christopher was not your average person at all. His ways of processing, accomplishing, and analyzing situations and life was very risky. Since Chris was a far different person than your average human being. He had many different characteristics to himself. McCandless’ non-traditional views of life led him to misjudge the outcome
(16). By confronting the police even before knowing the situation, Mr. Boone shows how much he’s willing to do for and how much he trusts Christopher. Similarly, albeit in a less dangerous context, Christopher tries to take A- levels maths which his principal doesn’t believe he should take because of his special needs. Upon hearing this, Mr. Boone retaliates with, “Christopher is getting a crap enough deal already...this is the one thing he is really good at” (44). Through fighting for his son to reach his maximum capacity, Mr. Boone understands the wants of his child and how far he can push himself better than anyone else.
Usually, it is the protagonist that triumphs while the antagonist suffers, in other words, the good guy thrives at the end. Jerry’s decision to fight Emile Janza leaves him dangerously injured and in need of an ambulance at the end. Emile Janza has no mercy and viciously attacks Jerry hitting him with all the power that he has. Jerry tells The Goober, a main friend that Jerry speaks most with, that it is not worth fighting back with The Vigils and that it is best for him to do whatever they tell him to do. Jerry passes out on the floor mat from all of the horrific shots by Emile.
In the novel Lord of the Flies, one of the characters that comes to mind when asking if there is a discrepancy between a character’s personal opinion of himself and how others think about him is Ralph. Discrepancy being, the character sees himself differently than others see him. One reason that the author gives the most examples of this. As the novel progresses all but three of the boys on the island dispel from Ralph and go to Jack. The characters view Jack as the stronger leader.
Dealing with internal conflict can be something that ever human being experiences at some time or another in their life time. This is exactly Colonel Sartoris Snopes “Sarty,” a ten-year-old child, encounters when he has to decide rather to remain loyal to his father or fight for what is morally right within himself and society. Being the major character in William Faulkner’s, “Barn Burning” this young boy is placed under the scrutiny of having to lie for his father in order to remain loyal and protect the freedom of his father or be honest and do what is right for the protection of others possession. In the story, there will be a dynamic change in Satoris character from following the demands of his father to understanding what is justly
The second internal conflict that the protagonist experiences as they encounter fears can be seen in the book "The Return. " The protagonist experiences two main internal conflicts one in which is painful death and indefinite separation. Eliezer, the main character, and his family have to be cautious to not have the internal conflict become reality. Through some of those fears cannot be stopped from happening. People will die, families will be separated and the selection will take out those weak and afraid.
In the book The Things They Carried by Tim O’Brien, the soldiers have to carry a lot of things physically and mentally. One of the biggest things the soldiers have to carry is conflict, but not just between other people, inside of themselves as well. In the book The Things They Carried by Tim O’Brien the author has an internal conflict of whether to go fight in the war in Vietnam or to run away to Canada which he tells through the story “On the Rainy River.” An internal conflict is a conflict inside of a character in a story.
Throughout the book Christopher overcomes all obstacles, big and small. Though some obstacles are small it still shows the reader that Christopher is willing to make the necessary changes for a positive outcome. One small obstacle that made a big impact on the readers
This also shows that Siobhan, Christopher’s mentor, has done a good job guiding Christopher through the process of how to write a book. If it wasn’t for Christopher to start writing a novel
Christopher McCandless’ main goal in life was to reinvent himself, change his beliefs, and find true spiritual tranquility in order to achieve his ultimate goal of becoming Alex Supertramp. The theme of Self-reinvention is expressed tremendously all throughout Into the Wild and was the main idea of the book and Christopher McCandless’ main inspiration. Examples of self-reinvention are Christopher McCandless’ journey, how his journey relates to self-reinvention, the purpose of self-reinvention, and self-reinvention and its true meaning. Christopher McCandless had taken this task of changing himself in order to achieve his own self reinvention. His journey had taken him through many treacherous obstacles and Christopher had still managed to overcome them.
The theme of the novel “The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time,” by Mark Haddon, is you must overcome many hurdles to gain independence. Throughout his life, the main protagonist- Christopher is treated as a child, because of his special disorder and his views on the universe are extremely different. Because of this his father constantly babies him by, “[Cooking] his meals.[He] cleaned his clothes….[He] worried [himself] sick every time he wandered off somewhere at night….”(pg.196-197). Christopher never had the taste of freedom, because he had become used to this kind of treatment. In the climax of the story the murderer of Wellington is revealed, as Christopher’s father.
Christopher may not grow up with in age, but he grows with in his abilities and learns to cope with his mental