Into the Wild Analyses

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E S SA Y "INTO THE WILD" WRITTEN BY JON KRAKAUER AND FILMED BY SEAN PENN O U TLI N E: ◉ Authority ◉ Materialism ◉ Intimacy or social interactions  Essay " Christopher Johnson McCandless' view of life and rejection of society is a reflection of his relationship with his parents whom he rejected based on their blind authority, materialism and social interactions" The book "Into the Wild" is written by John Krakauer and filmed by Sean Penn and tells the story of Christopher McCandless' life and his final drop out of society. He was an intrepid adventurer, attracted to reckless activities and driven by his stubborn idealism which was not compatible with American society. " The core of mans' spirit comes from new experiences." Christopher Jonson McCandless' was born on the 12th of February 1968 in El Segundo, California and presumably died in August 1992 in Denali Borough, Alaska. He grew up with his family in Annandale, Virginia and graduated from Emory University in Atlanta. He answered expectation of his parents by having outstanding grades in High School and as well in College. His father, Walter McCandless, worked as an antenna specialist for the NASA and his mother, Wilhelmina Johnson, was employed as a secretary at Huges Aircraft. Christopher had a young sister, Carine McCandles, who he described as the only person in his life who was able to understand him. " Christopher Johnson McCandless' view of life and rejection of society is a reflection of his relationship with his parents whom he rejected based on their blind authority, materialism and social interactions" Christopher McCandless' behavior was shaped by his fathers domineering personality which favored control over his family and over logic discussions . The father-son relationship is an important and exceedingly difficult point in Christopher's life. He had, later on in the movie

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