id=”mod_18737086″This is an essay I wrote on the novel Into the Wild. If you haven’t read the book you should as it is very interesting and even philosophical. For entertainment or for help on a paper of your own I hope you enjoy my take on the book, enjoy!
Source We little know until tried how much of the uncontrollable there is in us, urging us across glaciers and torrents, and up dangerous heights, let the judgment forbid as it may (145).
In all of us there is an animal force, pushing us away from modern life, and into the wild. As we mature some of us discover that this force is so powerful in us that we must act, pursuing something greater than ourselves, an escape. This urge is uncontrollable, and has the power to motivate individuals to do great things, alone. This alternative existence is sought by few, and lived by fewer. The possibility of death does not sway these risk takers because it would be better to die than to live a life unsatisfied.
A man who has given away a small fortune, forsaken a loving family, abandoned his car, watch, and map, and burned the last of his money before traipsing off into the wilderness (71).
They seek solitude, a chance to look within. They have rejected life and its rules, instead they seek to find rules instead of make them up, learn instead of teach. From outside these actions are confusing, 우리카지노계열쿠폰 pointless. You cannot redefine yourself if you are hampered by the things that define you. You have to spend time thinking about, questioning, and defining your own existence.
But there was a side to him that was a little bit dreamy, a little bit out of touch with reality (81).
This ideological …