Chris Mccandless

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What exactly was McCandless? In the book, “Into the wild”, by Jon Krakauer. A boy named Christopher Johnson McCandless or for short Chris McCandless. Was a very intelligent young boy who had all that any boy would want. He lived a simple life, had high honors in all his education levels but Chris had thought there was something missing in his life. In Chris’ opinion he never got along with his parents. He was a rebel. To what they wanted for Chris he didn’t want it. Chris did the opposite of everything. He indeed had his own opinion to everything and he stood by it all the time. Chris abandoned everything at one point, left his parents, left his nice car, and gave away his savings to charity, and he burned everything that was left in his wallet. Chris wanted what was best for him and invents a new life for himself, wanted to start his own journey without anyone stopping him to do so. He liked doing a lot of things by himself; he wanted to learn new things. He wanted to start hitchhiking to Alaska and find whatever answers he may want. But what did this all mean? What kind of person was Chris? In…show more content…
He always would meet new people and he’d always get along with everyone he met. Each time Chris would make a new friend, he’d always cherish each person in his heart and promise each of them that he would write to them to keep in touch. Wayne Westerberg, a hyperkinetic man, with thick shoulders, and a black goatee, was one of the people he met along the way of his Alaska journey. “I hate to leave you out here in the goddamn rain. You got a sleeping bag why don’t you come up on to sunburst; spend the night in the trailer?”(Page 17). This quote can state that Chris is adventurous because he has the guts to meet people along the way, talk to them about his life, and even work for them to get paid. Chris in this case wasn’t a coward, a loner, or a shy guy. Chris had a good personality that everyone loved because of his open
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