Based on a real story, Into the Wild can make us think from different perspectives about what the main character Christopher McCandless did. Into the Wild by Jon Krakauer is a dramatic but also remarkable story from a young, newly graduated, college student that escaped for a long wild journey but never came back. As time passes throughout the book, the reader may notice how the main character interacts with society and nature, finally McCandless dies in the wild but even though he was struggling for survival he died happy. Some people never get out of their comfort zone, others are tired of it and retire from their comfort zone to have different experiences in life, some are good enough or some are terrible.
In Penns movie, Into the Wild, He left his parents, and multiple people he met along his journey. People would grow attached to Chris, like the free spirited couple he met on the road and the old man who loved him so much he wanted to adopt him, but Chris was selfish and left. He wanted to go to Alaska so badly that he just wanted to leave his whole life behind. Chris trying to leave society makes his disregard the rules and laws that society put in place. To kayak down a river Chris needed a license but when he applied the waitlist was too long so he disregarded the waitlist and went kayaking down the river.
It says that when it came to his things everything that could go wrong did. He even began to lose acres of land until he had a little patch but even then, it was the worst farm in the town. Rip would lose acres of land but he still lived comfortably because he would have “whistled life away, in perfect contentment” (473). This proves my point that Rip Van Winkle lives comfortably and doesn’t stress too much even though others would think otherwise. Rips’ wife was “continually dinning in his ears about his idleness, his carelessness, and the ruin he was bringing on his family” (473).
His anger made him do things without thinking, which could end up harming him. His fear of being thought weak made Okonkwo do everything he could to appear more manly, which could end up with him harming himself or others. Because of his vulnerabilities, Okonkwo’s downfall was his own fault. Due to his anger, Okonkwo beat his wife during the week of peace, violating the rules of the week. He also killed Ikemefuna because “[h]e was afraid of being thought weak.”
He had sacrificed himself his whole life for Amir and never expected anything in return. But the friendship was not just one sided, even though it seemed like that Hassan did huge things for Amir while Amir did little to nothing for Hassan, in the end, Amir show’d his true loyalty to his friendship with Hassan. In the small town of Kabul, Afghanistan, there is a sport called kite running.
Michael Oher is a famous well-known story of someone going from having absolutely nothing, being poor and homeless for several years, to turning his life around for the better and finally ending up in the NFL. The story of Oher is inspirational and gives hope for all of those people with athletic desires who are living in poverty to fulfill their dreams and that anything is possible. Although, this interpretation and media frame provides false hope for all of those living in poverty because it is quite difficult to break the poverty chain. Realistically, contrary to popular belief, the American Dream is not something that anyone can reach.
The last paragraph of this story is sharing how the hunger artist died, but one boy came over to ask why he didn’t stop fasting, his excuse was he couldn’t find anything he liked to eat. We all truly know he just wanted the right amount of attention from certain people applauding him of his talent, fasting. The hunger artist did everything he could to become the greatest performer of fasting, along with being so weak and full of pain he didn’t reach his
I agree with Callarman, because McCandless was bright, he found his way around difficulties, he constructed a plan and pursued it, with many flaws, but he made it. He was ignorant, because he didn’t see that he did not have to go into Alaska and leave everyone behind for happiness. He had what he needed to be happy with him his whole life, he figured it out once it was too late. His family was there by his side, if he would’ve noticed earlier, he wouldn’t have left and he would have found his happiness at home. McCandless had a chance to embark on a prestigious and profitable career, he would’ve been successful and in time he would be happy again in his family’s
If prisoners did not give up and pushed through the terrifying experiences, they had a much higher chance of getting through the Holocaust alive. Elie never gave up on himself in the concentration camps. Even though it was harder for him when his father had died, he was able to push through and make it to the end. He no longer cared about anything else except surviving. “[He] spent [his] days in total idleness.
Though, he was described by many people as an intelligent individual, he had no street smarts, this led to his death from poisonous potato seeds. He made the mistake of leaving his loved ones behind especially his sister. McCandless was driven and had his mind set on this terrifying and dangerous adventure all leading up to his journey in Alaska which is why he continued his life on his own. Chris should have kept his college savings in order to survive this adventure to the wild. With the money he had saved, possibly could have kept him alive to this current day.
The summarize the outcome out of Chris and Adam is that, Chris died before he completed his journey which makes him a failure. “ Happiness is only real when shared “( Into the Wild) Chris then Realized he regretted the journey and realized he was dying . While, Adam did everything he can do and he struggled through the most trying to get where he got and he did it, he completed his Journey in what he wanted to do was, The American Dream. Adam Shepard seemed to be most admirable instead of Chris McCandless all selfish. Chris left people 's life without a care in the world, leaving them heartbroken and then later dying and never getting to see them because of what he chose to do.
Chris hated that. He hated the thought of his parents, especially his dad, having had near total control over him. He never showed any signs of it, but by the end of college, Chris McCandless was dying to get away. Throughout the story, Chris showed he had a determination to get to Alaska.
Christopher McCandless , son of wealthy parents name Marcia Gay Harden, William Hurt, graduates from Emory University as a top student and athlete. Chris McCandless is smart from coming from a intelligent home but show is ignorance by leaving and doing what he want to do. Like when he started from El Segundo , CA and wanted to travel to Alaska without money and even his own social security card which was a wild bet for him to make. But for Shaun analysis about how Chris is arrogance and plain crazy i disagree. Because if he want to go struggle and see how it feels to go into the wild i say let him.
The reason I call Eric the greatest back of all time is not because of his stats and his fame. It 's because of what he did after the nfl, he started multiple foundations helping young athletes. Influenced millions of kids and adults, In my eyes he is the greatest because of who he was. The man was just good he helped he always had a smile on his face If I 'm half the man he is I will make a huge mark in This