The Epigraph Of Chapter 7, By Anthony Storr

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The epigraphs of chapter 7, written by Mark Twain and Anthony Storr, typify the life of Chris McCandless and provides insight and reason as to why he went out into the wild. In The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, Mark Twain states, “There was some books…about a man that left his family, it didn’t say why.” This specific quote epitomizes the life of McCandless because he left everything and everyone with no warning nor explanation. However throughout the chapter we find out that Chris didn’t get along with his family, especially his parents and when the right time came he was going to divorce them as his parents. Anthony Storr then states in, Solitude: a Return To The Self, that, “It is true that many creative people fail to make mature personal

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