Into the Wild Vocabulary 2 exercise 2 Practice for the vocabulary quiz
Into the Wild Top Ten Portfolio What’s on your bucket list?
Chris’s Purpose Memorial Foundation for Chris McCandless dedicated to preserving Chris’s memory through donations to charities
Pseudonym Portfolio Assignment Create your own pseudonym!
- Meaning of Names Looking for a meaningful name for your pseudonym? Check out this website for the symbolic meanings behind names.
- whatalovelyname.com Helps you generate a name based on personality traits
- Celebrity Pseudonyms The stage names of famous celebrities
- Top Ten Celebrity Pseudonyms from TIME Magazine What aliases do celebrities use when they check into hotels to avoid notoriety
Iconoclasts: Sean Penn + Jon Krakauer Watch the film from class on iTunes
Into the Wild – Iconoclasts 12R Quotes Assignment
Epigraph Portfolio Assignment Use the quote pages below to help you.
- Quotations – Bartleby.com
- The Quotations Page
- Quoteland.com– Quotations on every topic
- Quotegarden.com Browse quotes by topic, including graduation, life, yearbooks, and even “Off to college”
Into Wild McCandless Credo class assignment
- Excerpts from Thoreau’s Walden McCandless’s inspiration
Into the Wild – Your Credo portfolio assignment
Into the Wild Test Review study guide for the final test
Into the Wild Character Quizlet for final test
Literary Argument Response Paper Assignment
MLA internal citations How to cite quotes in your essay.
EasyBib the easiest way to make your Works Cited correctly
Information on Chris McCandless – Articles for Argument Paper
Chris McCandless Information a website dedicated to preserving the memory of McCandless
Back to The Wild The photographs and writings of Christopher Johnson McCandless
How Chris McCandless Died New evidence sheds light on Chris’s death; article by Jon Krakauer, September 2013
The Cult of Chris McCandless, Men’s Journal A writer explores why so many revere McCandless as a hero
The Chris McCandless Obsession Problem Every year, scores of Into the Wild fans tackle a dangerous river crossing to visit the last home of Alaska’s most famous adventure casualty. Why are so many people willing to risk injury, and even death, to pay homage to a controversial ascetic who perished so young?
A reporter looks at the pilgrimmages made by people who admire McCandless
Citation: Simpson, Sherry. “I Want To Ride In The Bus Chris Died In.” Anchorage Daily News. 11.6. 13 Feb. 2002.
Chris McCandless from a Park Ranger’s Perspective A park ranger discusses McCandless’s faults
Citation: Christian, Peter. “Chris McCandless from an Alaska Park Ranger’s Perspective.” (2006). Into the Wild: Text and Community, George Mason University. Web.
Into the Wild Inspires Adventurers, But at What Cost? ABC News article examining Chris McCandless’s story
Into the Wild: The False Being Within An Alaskan writer feels McCandless is falsely romanticized
Into the Wild How Chris McCandless Died Jon Krakauer reveals information on how McCandless actually died. From The New Yorker. September 2013.
Should We Still Care About Chris McCandless? Jon Krakauer’s obsession with what killed the star of ‘Into the Wild’ has persisted for nearly 24 years. Whether it was ignorance or arrogance, do the details still make a difference? (Great quotes for those comparing Chris McCandless and Jon Krakauer)
What Really Drove Chris McCandless Into the Wild? His sister Carine’s memoir
Resources for Into the Wild from George Mason University a page of articles and scholarly criticism of McCandless and Into the Wild; contains links to many different articles
The Call of the ‘Wild’ on the Pacific Coast Trail how the memoir Wild by Cheryl Strayed affected readers
Iconoclasts: Jon Krakauer and Sean Penn Preview the video here
Into the Wild – Iconoclasts 12R You may also use quotations from our viewing of the Sundance Channel episode of Iconoclasts on Sean Penn and Jon Krakauer. If you use these quotes, cite the source as follows:
“Sean Penn and Jon Krakauer.” Iconoclasts. Sundance. 25 Oct. 2007. Television.
Because there is no author to this series, you may use the internal citation as “Sean Penn” (an abbreviation of the title of the episode).