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What Is The Theme Of Into The Wild Journey

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The concept of journeys being explored in into the wild is that journeys can be triggered from past events.In the 2007 film Into the Wild, the director Sean Penn uses wide panning shots of canyons and mountains with the protagonist Christopher McCandless’s hands outstretched at the summit to show moments of Chris freedom.Sean Penn also uses accumalitive listing when Chris is at the bar with Wayne. Chris says that he wants to be in the Wilds of Alaska. This is shown when Chris says no watch, no map, no axe. This tells the audience that Chris has a fixed mindset about his journey and nothing could stop him. Penn also uses a hand-held camera to add connection to footage being shown of Chris’s journey. By using a hand-held camera it enables the
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