Summary Of Into The Wild By Jon Krakauer

347 Words2 Pages

Leo Tolstoy wrote, “I wanted movement and not a calm course of existence” (Krakauer 15). In chapter three, Chris McCandless meets Wayne Westerburg and spends a good amount of time in Carthage, South Dakota. While there, he stayed with Wayne for three days and told him all about his plan to go to Saco Hot Springs. Chris left for his next adventure, but returned to Carthage shortly thereafter. Then, after Wayne was arrested, and Chris did not have any work to do, he left again to pursue his dream of living in Alaska. Through comparison of Tolstoy’s quote and the chapter, one can see that they explain each other. Throughout chapter three, there was no time of “calm existence” (Krakauer 15). Chris was going from one place to the next, one task

Open Document