Who is the audience for Into the Wild?
The audience can be many people including people interested in Christopher’s story, explorers, and people who just enjoy reading an adventure novel. Anyone who wants to learn about Chris is a targeted audience. The story is open to anyone.
What point of view does Krakauer employ in this text?
Narrator point of view: There are multiple points of view. Jon Krakauer is a narrator himself in the third person point of view but he also has quotes from Chris’s journal in the first person.
What did Gallien give McCandless?
Gallien still gives him pair of rubber boots and a lunch. Why did Gallien decide not to alert the authorities about McCandless?
What themes does Krakauer introduce in the author’s note?
What themes does Jon Krakauer introduce in the “Author’s Note”? Themes introduced include the grip the wild has on youthful imagination, the allure of risk taking, and the complicated and powerful bonds between father and son. 3. What is the purpose of the quoted material at the start of Chapter One?
What is the difference between a leather tramp and a rubber tramp?
A rubber tramp has a car or other wheeled vehicle, and travels on the rubber tires. A leather tramp has no vehicle, and travels on foot, shoes often being made of leather.
How did Westerberg summarize McCandless and his skills?
How did Westerberg summarize McCandless and his skills? Very hard worker at the Grain elevator. he got very close to his girlfriend Gail. He offers descriptions of other people as well, of stories a lot like McCandless.
Why did Jan Burres feel attached to McCandless?
Jan feels an emotional connection to McCandless and attempts to positively intervene in his life by warning him of the dangers of his behaviors. Recognizing the difficulties of being estranged from her own son, she unsuccessfully tries to convince him to return to his mother.
Why did Chris McCandless leave his car?
Why did McCandless abandon his car? Nevertheless, Chris abandoned the car after he drove it off the road at the Detrital Wash. When a flash flood hit, he was able to get himself, his tent, and his belongings away before they were all washed downstream. However, he didn’t have time to save the car.
What does Jan Burres say about Chris?
Furthermore, what does Jan Burres say about Chris? “I never thought he’d go out so far into isolation,” Burres said, “but I don’t think we could have ever stopped him. Chris was not to be pitied. He had no regrets.
What complication did Chris face while living in the slabs?
What complication did Chris face while living in The Slabs? Tracy, a 17 y/o girl developed a huge crush on him. In what way did Chris exhibit a double standard about money? He refused to take money for the work he did, but accepted goods that probably cost as much.
What is Krakauer trying to accomplish in Chapter 5?
Krakauer’s purpose in chapter 5 was to tell the readers more about Chris’ character. To describe Chris more, Krakauer uses other people to talk about his personality. From his Co-workers at McDonalds we know that Chris never liked to wear socks and was always slow while doing his job.
Where does Chris work while staying in Bullhead?
While he is in Bullhead, Chris gets a job flipping burgers at McDonald’s. When he leaves Bullhead, Chris goes to California to meet his friends Jan and Bob. While staying with them, Chris helps out in their flea market stall.
What was ironic about Chris’s liking of Bullhead City?
3. What was ironic about Chris’s liking of Bullhead City? Bullhead City doesn’t seem like the kind of place that would appeal to an adherent of Thoreau and Tolstoy, who looks up to.