Similarities Between Mccandless And Henry David Thoreau

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Throughout history there has been a constant, man’s desire to experience new things. Two men that come to mind are Chris McCandless and Henry David Thoreau. Both men shared a similar reason for traveling into the wild. The differences in their journey’s that led to McCandless’s death and Thoreau’s success is the preparation and approach to the journey’s. Even though Chris failed on his journey he still was very much like Thoreau wanting to leave society in search for enlightenment. The two men may have had different approaches, but their ideals were very similar. Some similarities the men shared include they both disliked the idea of money and how it changed people. Chris was so against the idea that he gave all of his money in savings to
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