Summary Of Into The Wild By John Krakauer

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Jon Krakauer, shows his skills of writing through the characterization of Franz, the old man from chapter 6, from Into The Wild through tone and mood. On Alex McCandless journey to Alaska, Alex runs into a man named Franz, who felt so close to Alex that he took a fatherly position in Alex’s life. Before Alex, Franz was a lonely old man who’s family and son died and forces him into solitude. When Alex enters his life he not only brings his enthusiasm but a childlike mind that made Franz feel responsible for him. As time goes on between Alex and Franz, Alex decides it's time to finish his journey, but when he tries to leave Franz, Franz has a talk with him. “When I’m gone, my family will be finished, gone forever.” So Franz asks Alex with he
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