Into the Wild Journal (English 4 Erwc)

5236 Words May 13th, 2012 21 Pages
Hector Hernandez
Mrs. Phillips
3 May 2012
English 4 ERWC/SDAIE
“Into the Wild”
“Krakauer, John. Into the Wild. Double Day: New York, 1996.”
“1. Getting Ready to Read”
Answer the 3 Questions…Half Page each
“2. Introducing Key Concepts” Story 1 | Story 2 | Story 3 | My view | Her view | My view | Her view | My view | His view | Spoiled | Heart Broken | Educated | Amused | Obsessed | Hurt | Brat | Sad | Helpful | Interested | Mysterious | Sad | Greedy | Depressed | Wasteful | Amused | Not Trustworthy | Angry | Dramatic | Devastated | Ungrateful | Free | Deceptive | Heartbroken | Selfish | Ablated | Selfish | Risk-taker | Unknown | Lost |

“3. Surveying the Text” * “What might McCandless’s motives have been for his
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6. “Is the Character ‘Flat’ or ‘Rounded’? A character is considered flat (or static) when he or she does not experience change of any kind, does not grow from beginning to end. Round characters are those who do experience some sort of growth.” * He is a “rounded” character because he experience change and forgives his parents while he is in the wild.
“7. Chapter 3: ‘Home” * “Write a half page response of each of the following questions” 1. “What was Westerberg like? What kind of character did he have?” 2. “What was McCandless like? What kind of character did he have? Would you like of known him?” * McCandless was a person that everyone like and every one respected him for being himself. If I could meet him I would of told him to forgive his parents and to pursue his law career.
“8. Chapter 4: ‘The Journey” 1) “Study the map that begins chapter 4 and refers to it as you follow McCandless’s journey.” a) “In your journal, list the people McCandless met along the way.” b) “What was it about McCandless’s personality that made an imprecision on people?” * It is that he is so free and he does whatever he wants to do and everyone likes to help him because he tells a lot of stories. The stories are what people like to hear about. c) “Note Alex’s journal. Why do you think he avoided using the first person when he talked about himself? Why doesn’t he use the pronoun ‘I’?” * He avoided using the