What are some quotes portraying McCandless' attitude toward his father and sister in "Into the Wild"?
I have found text in which the author tells the reader the supposed relationship between chris and his father/sister, but I cannot seem to find direct quotes in which Chris' attitude toward his father and sister is revealed.
Chris wanders into the Alaskan outback and does not want to be found. His sister understands this: " 'We were all worried when we didn't hear from him,' says Carine, 'and I think my parents' worry was mixed with hurt and anger. But I didn't really feel hurt. I knew that he was happy and doing what he wanted to do. I understood that it was important for him to see how independent he could be.' " For Carine, she understands her brother on a deeper level. Chris's relationship is more complicated with his father as his father is an authority figure, and Chris shuns authority. "Two years later," after his family hires a private investigator, Chris is found dead.
Chris's relationship with his father and sister is one in which he craves independence and freedom. Possibly he finds this through his death.