Mccandless 'The Pursuit Of Happyness'

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In our modern society everyone wants to be happy. But for many of us, happiness is an elusive, fleeting state that we can capture only for a moment, before it floats away like dust in the wind. In the novel, “Into the wild” by Jon Krakauer and “The Pursuit of HappYness” by Chris Gardner, both authors have a main character that look to find their own meaning of happiness and strive to achieve it. The book “Into the wild” is about a young man from a troubled family who was enraged by the moral lapses of his mother and father and their multiple failures as parents. McCandless also had a love of nature and adventuring in the wild. Upon graduating near the top of his class from college, McCandless cut himself off from family and friends to go adventuring in the Western United States. His last trip was to the Alaskan wilderness where he was found dead of starvation in an abandoned bus. In the novel, “into the wild” is a thrilling story that helps teach the reader what the true meaning of happiness is.
Every person has a unique mind; every person has the capacity to share different views. Our own definitions of happiness are bound to differ
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However, many people around the world are not satisfied with their jobs, family, or themselves physically. In the story, “Into the wild” Chris searches his own meaning of happiness throughout his journey, but his journey led him to difficult obstacles of being lost and feeling alone. Chris’ journey was supposed to be him finding happiness in his journey, but at one point proved fatal when he admitted that he was lost at a swamp. At that point Chris felt lonely and depressed because he did not know whether if a person by chance would save him. Despite feeling depressed at that time, by the end of the book Chris in his final moments he did not have regret or remorse, he had love and true happiness, which is all he ever
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