Into the Wild by Jon Krakauer

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Jon Krakauer presents Into The Wild a tragic tale of a young ambitious man who is motivated to go into the wilderness and discover his true identity.Jon krakauer conveys many messages to his readers through Chris McCandless, and his messages often offer a warning to society.we will furture idenitfy how the author delievers the warning to society and what effect it can have upon society today.Three of the very important messages he empatizes on are the societies influence on people,the essence of nature and the importance of fogriving someone. Firstly we see how jon krakauer uses people and societies influence as a prime example to pass a very important message.As we know American society seems to center around the idea of american dream of going to the best university and to buy a new car, a new house overall to buy anything and everything to look superior to others. This quote was said by chris which completly descirbes our materalistic society "So many people live within unhappy circumstances and yet will not take the initiative to change their situation because they are conditioned to a life of security, conformity, and conservatism."56-57 Through the character Chris Mccandless we see how troubled the author is by materalism and we also see authors disagreement to materalism when Chris denies his parents offer to buy him a new car and by putting the strong emphasis on materalism the writer makes the readers question the importance of the possesions and materalisms in

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