How do the journal entries in the last few chapters of Into the Wild affect Krakauer's opinion of Chris McCandless?
Krakauer developed the book in a non-linear fashion, but focuses the last few chapters on Chris's last months in Alaska. He includes Chris's personal journal entries to help both himself and the reader better understand Chris's motivations and ideals. For example, when Chris attempted to hike out of the wilderness, he was faced with a flooded river and wrote:
"Disaster. .. . Rained in. River look impossible. Lonely, scared." He concluded, correctly, that he would probably be swept to...
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