Into The Wild: Chris Mccandless Journey

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“The very basic core of a man's living spirit is his passion for adventure. The joy of life comes from our encounters with new experiences”. Chris McCandless was an adventurous young man who decided to go into the wild to find a deeper meaning in life. Many people believe he was insane for leaving behind his privileged life for the wild, but all he was doing was following his dreams. I believe that Chris McCandless’ was a brave young man, he wasn't selfish or a reckless person. He did something no one would have the courage to do. For example in the movie of Into The Wild it shows that he cut up his cards, burned his money and when he was about to go into the wild he left everything behind like the people he loved. He left everything other…show more content…
He had been dead for nineteen days, he was 24 a young man who went out to find true meaning to life. Chris had a reason for leaving, it didn't not say why but with the viewpoint of the movie he had a dysfunctional family and an abusive father. He wouldn't have left without knowing what was causing the problems but this prompted him to take this trip. However he loved his sister to much to leave but chris wrote to her once saying that she was the only one who understood him. After he made it into his journey he set out to find out the desire of belonging. Although, many people criticized chris for not informing his parents of his plan, but it is understandable why he didn't. His parents wouldn't have allowed him to go on a perilous journey, but even if they had they would have made him take the material essentials, which he was trying to get away from. Chris believed that his parents needed further economic achievement because that caused a rift between them. “I have always been unsatisfied with life as people live it. Always I want to live more intensely and richly,”(Krakauer). Chris was comfortable for what he had, he didn’t see the need of unnecessary

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