In class, we are studing the notion of » the initiatory journey » , and I want to talk about a artwork which belong to this notion. I’m going talk about » Into the Wild » , a biographical novel written by Jon Krakauer and published in 1996.
The story relates the life of the adventurer Christopher McCandless , who wants to return to the wild life , going in Alaska. The novel talk about his expedition during his across of United States as far as Alaska.
The author pays homage to Christopher McCandless in his novel , with a lot of details about his life, like his family. This novel was adapted to movie in 2007, by Sean Penn. I recommend this book , it’s great !