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From Into the Wild, what is the character arc of Chris McCandless?

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The early portions of Chris's life are scattered and unformed; he travels from place to place, always intending to live in isolation but somehow always ending up living in towns and with people. His final goal -- to live for a year in the Alaskan wilderness -- seems far away to most of the people he met. However, this can be attributed to his youth; as Chris grew older, he developed a better feeling for what he desired in life, and what he intended to prove with his travels. In one of his journal entries, just before he tried to hike out...

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