He made a lot of mistakes based on arrogance. I don’t admire him at all for his courage nor his noble ideas. Really, I think he was just plain crazy,” shows that Shaun believes Chris had no common sense in his doing for leaving society for the wild. I agree with Callarman’s position of thinking “ he had no common sense” and that he was “bright and Ignorant” because Chris thinks he did not have much to offer in his society, ditched all his possessions to take a trip into the Alaskan Wilderness and did not have much common sense or survival skills. Chris McCandless was very courageous for ditching all his possessions to take a trip in the wilderness.
Men work majority of their lives saving so when they retire then they can enjoy life, but will they be in good health to do that. They can only hope so. Thoreau explains why he left the woods, “I left the woods for as good a reason as I went there. Perhaps it seemed to me that I had several more lives, and could not spare any more time for that one” (Thoreau 1149).
Even traveling was a problem some times because if he tired he probably can’t walk that far or even when he doesn’t get a ride he sits there for probably a break which he hates because he wants to hurry and make it to Alaska. But that 's a consequence which he needs to deal with for traveling alone going free to do what you want to
Chris was struck by disaster multiple times, and that resulted in heartbreaking notes detailing how he felt. Krakauer includes these notes because it makes the audience feel bad for Chris. For example, when the river floods and Chris is trapped, he wrote “‘Disaster…rained in. River look impossible. Lonely, scared’”
Throughout the novel Chris repeatedly did things that endangered his own well being. Even though it is illegal and even after he got ticketed for doing so, Chris hitchhiked across the country. Chris also burned most of his money along with his birth certificate and assumed a fake name while travelling. When Chriss’ body was found in Alaska, It took quite some time before he could be identified because he had not told his family where he was going and had no identification. Chriss’ lack of responsibility could have been due to his determination and bravery which would have made Chris throw caution to the wind more often than he should have.
A wild style of living appears to be a bit different to others whom might find it more peculiar than normal. The fact that Chris McCandless had departed from an average lifestyle, affected how his parents felt about him. They became more anxious and worried about Chris missing and isolating himself. A son’s presence can appear to be very important to Billie and Walt, two very loving parents who care very much about their son Chris. Chris had set out to an adventure up to Alaska to discover the wild.
It is true that Krakauer mentions his own viewpoint of McCandless, but people can still have different opinions on him. For example, in chapter eight people have made up their opinions on McCandless base on reading the Outside article. They said he was “forsaken a loving family,” unprepared, not wise on going to Alaska, and was preparing to die (Krakauer 74). However, that point is not true because it was based on what they read from the article. By reading the article they only know the exterior of him and not know the reason why he went to Alaska.
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.
Mom, The past few days on this journey in the wilderness, I have made an encounter with a sufficient amount of impacting people. Meeting compassionate, considerate, and loving individuals who have a great desire for what I am here for. Staying in a temporary trailer has become my living environment provided by Wayne Westerberg, who has provided me as his son. He also found me a job at McDonald's which was not in my plans, but I have traveled a sufficient distance to stop a while . I couldn't keep it away from my coworkers that I was on foot during this journey.
It was a sad moment, Mike had just lost his Grandpa Zachary on his father 's side of Family. Prior, to his death he had heard of the off all his wild, crazy adventures . His was Grandpa was very astute and could face through many challenges like the time he had hike with his younger brother even though he wasn 't good at it at all but, they had won by both working industriously and putting their brains together. His Grandpa had also told him that he was vulnerable at first but after time to time he had become a great man out there ready to face the dangers of the world.
Alex Rider is put on the toughest mission of his life yet. He is trapped in a slave house and he is almost killed 3 times. What would you do if you were in Alex Rider's position. In this journal I will be characterizing, evaluating and questioning.
This Sherman Alexie's influential essay, "What Sacagawea Means to Me" is all about our country and its contradictions. When you first start reading this essay, you get the feeling that his tone is sarcasm. At the beginning of his essay Alexie states this, "In the future, every U.S. citizen will get to be Sacagawea for 15 minutes". My thought is that he is saying everyone in the U.S. will get to experience hardships like the ones that Sacagawea had to suffer throughout her difficult life. Sacagawea was the Indian woman who led Louis and Clark on their expedition across the U.S.
Story 1: The Absolute True Diary of a Part Time Indian 1. What style is the text written in and how does it have an impact on the reader? The writing style that Sherman Alexie has written this text in, is colloquial because he uses a lot of slang and in a way, speaks to the reader. For example, in the quotes “Ain’t that weird?”
Through the employment of anecdote, Alexie gives the audience personal insight into a critical point of his childhood. Because the examples shown in his essay are genuine, he allows the reader to more emotionally connect to his argument about the effects of reading. Alexie opens his essay with “I learned to read from a Superman comic book” (Alexie 215), in an attempt to engage the reader by mentioning the famed superhero and to have audience reminisce about childhood. He also introduces his child-self as a little boy who “refused to fail, was smart, arrogant, and lucky”, hoping that the reader will see themselves in him (Alexie 218). Through descriptions of his challenging life on the reservation, the author appeals to the emotions of his audience,
Chris McCandless from the book “Into the Wild” by Jon Krakauer is a character who is extremely well liked by all. His smarts give him the ability to hold conversations with a variety of different people. Chris does not use his knowledge in a negative way that causes people to think that he is arrogant, it just comes out of him naturally, leaving many people impressed by the young boy. Through his character, I learned how much intelligence can truly add to one's personality. Chris is subconsciously phenomenal at speaking with new people due to his wide range of knowledge.