Chris Mccandless Nonconformism In Into The Wild

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In the book, “Into the Wild”, Jon Krakauer narrates the story of how Chris McCandless lived his life away from society. McCandless is well known from his journey to the wild, which not many know why he did such thing. Chris McCandless was a transcendentalist; he left civilization in order to experience the life not a regular human being does, he left to live the spiritual life he yearned and the independence he did not have before. Even though he died during his journey, he achieved his goal; to live an independent life and overcome his fears. Chris McCandless was confident and self-reliable. He believed that he did not need anyone to survive or to be happy. McCandless rejected the entire society because he was a nonconformist since he stated