Rhetorical Analysis On Jon Krakauer

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Jon Krakauer is looking to fulfill a childhood ambition by finally climbing Mount Everest. After being assigned to write a brief piece about the mountain for Outside magazine, Krakauer manages to convince his bosses to fund a full-fledged expedition to the top. Bold. Krakauer is climbing with Adventure Consultants, a commercial group led by experienced climber Rob Hall. The journalist befriends several members of his group, such as Andy Harris, a guide, and Doug Hansen, a fellow client and postal worker back home. In contrast, he has a tense relationship with Beck Weathers, a tough Texan and Rush Limbaugh enthusiast. Over the next several weeks, the group prepares for their climb. Their chief concern is slowly ascending the mountain in order
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