Into the Wild

How is kraukers relationship with his father like Chris's relationship with Walt mcCandless?

Chapter 15

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Like Chris, Krakauer’s relationship with his father, a fiercely competitive man who expects Jon to become a doctor, is very strained. Krakauer believes that only perfection will please his father, and he does his best to live up to these expectations, but when family secrets are revealed and he realizes his father himself is not perfect, his anger and resentment become extreme, and it is only decades later that he can accept his father as human. This parallels the pressure Walt puts on his son, as well as Chris' discovery of family secrets.

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