Rhetorical Techniques In Into The Wild

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The compelling novel Into The Wild, by American Journalist Jon Krauker is an inspirational and deep look inside the mind and life of a beloved young adventure Chris McCandless. Krauker himself was once a adventure, who also faced many obstacles throught his endevers. Krauker uses Retorical Stratieges in Into The Wild to show readers that know matter the outcome of the adventure, its the lessons of perseverance and determination that is ones biggest success. Chris McCandless is seen by many as careless, naive, and reckless. Krauker however viewed Chris as brave and just being young. Kraukers opinion on Chris is what shaped this whole Biography, and is what lead us to learning more then we thought we would need. Krauker uses Retorical strategies like including …show more content…

However in the First Chapter of the book krauker uses one of Chris´s letters he wrote to one of his many friends he made along his daring adventure. ¨ April 27th, 1992. Greetings from fairbanks! This is the last you shall hear from me Wayne. Arrived here 2 days ago. It was very difficult to catch rides in the Yukon Territory. But I finally got here. Please return all mail I receive to the sender. It might be a long time before I return to the south. If this adventure proves fatal and you dont ever hear from me again I want you to know youre a great man. I npw walk into the wild, Alex.¨ From this letter we can see that Chris knows the possible fatalities he could possibly face on this adventure. The reader can also clearly see that Chris has no desire to be in any form of contact with his past life. Chris however feels a connection with Wayne, the person to which this letter is addressed because he made the effort

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