Who Is Responsible For The Death Of Chris Mcanddles?

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There is a lot of controversy about the death of Chris Mcanddles and whether he was justified or not in leaving his family behind without saying anything or telling anyone where he was going, so many are wondering if he was justified or not. I believe Chris was justified for several reasons. We learn about Chris’s rocky, unstable relationship with his parents. In the book, it says on p. 6 that "he hadn't spoken to his family in nearly two years." This shows that something major happened between Chris and his parents because any normal person would've maintained contact with their parents even if they moved out of the house; most would at least have a phone number. Further more on page 95, it says" Chris saw this as meddling and referred to …show more content…

I think this quote on page 94 furthers my point even more “Chris's resentment of his parents hardened, his sense of outrage over injustice in the world at large grew.” and the final nail in the coffin that proves Chris had an unstable relationship with his parents, especially his father is on page 93 “When Walt's double life came to light, the revelations inflicted deep wounds. All parties suffered terribly” this shows that his father not only hurt Chris but also his other family members I believe this was what pushed Chris the most into leaving his comfortable upper-class life and family …show more content…

My final reason is many people like Chris are just trying to find meaning in life and I think everyone should be allowed to find their own meaning in life for some they dream of having a nice job and living in the suburbs or some dream of being a famous actor or celebrity while others like Chris dream of a much more minimalist lifestyle living in the middle of nowhere away from people everyone has their own desires and dreams and Chris was just trying to find his. there's even text evidence of Chris wanting to better his life here are two quotes on page 20 that support my claim “The trip was to be an odyssey in the fullest sense of the word, an epic journey that would change everything” and “a new life for himself, one in which he would be free to wallow in unfiltered experience. To symbolize the complete severance from his previous life, he even adopted a new

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