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What are Chris McCandless's ideals? In Into the Wild, Chris McCandless could be described as an idealist, sticking to his ideals although they may oppose practicality.  What were his three major ideals?

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Your teacher is most likely looking for a specific three ideals from the story, so take these with a grain of salt as they come from my own perceptions on the book.

Chris McCandless has an ideal vision of himself being as close to nature as possible.  He lives outside most of the time, and seems happiest at the moment he is...

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