Into the Wild

Into the wild book how does Krakauer segue from Mccandles's story to his own ?what question does he purport to answer

How does Krakauer segue from mccandless's story to his own ? what question does heap report to answer

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Chapter 13 ends with Krakauer describing Carine and Fish going to her parents’ house, then flying to Fairbanks to bring home Chris’s remains. This conclusion gives Krakauer a pause in the story to segue into his own background. It is in chapter 14 and 15 that Krakauer truly becomes a character in Into the Wild, more than just narrator, investigator and interviewer. In his story of climbing the Devils Thumb, he illuminates a lot of parallels between himself and McCandless, and we see how he probably can understand McCandless’s motivations deeply, without having ever met him, because of their similarities in life circumstances and personalities. This does raise the question, however, of if he can really tell this story impartially, or might he be imposing his own story onto McCandless’s, which, with his death, can never be completely known.



Yes thank you!....what does he mean when he writes about his "existential scabs "? And what was his response after the pilot dropped his boxes and left. Why did he respond that way