Title of Book: Into the Wild by Jon Krakauer Was Chris McCandless crazy?

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Jon Krakauer, the author, has used quite a few rhetorical themes while writing his book. I have chosen the interviews he has conducted with people who knew Chris McCandless as my theme. I feel that these interviews carry a lot of importance as they give us a good insight of Chris, the kind of person he was and the protective and isolated life he was living. While reading the book we come across a lot …

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…never wanted to adopt him in the first place and then would have never taken his advise and moved out of his house. I feel Chris McCandless was not crazy and there is enough evidence in the interviews which supports this claim. He might have been an extremist and an over confident person, who thought that he could pull off anything he attempted no matter how slim his chances were, but he was not insane.