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.
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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.
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