Transcendentalism: Into The Wild By Jon Krakauer

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Heury Marte Mrs.Dube H-English 3 5B 3 March 2015 Transcendentalism Transcendentalism is a philosophy where personal experience is enhanced by themes of nature and deity while defying society and materialism, rather than political or scientific evidence of logic. Transcendentalist uses nature to educate. Admiring Transcendentalist ideas was a young adventurer named Christopher McCandless, the main character in Jon Krakauer's novel Into the Wild. McCandless ventures throughout North America, following three main Transcendentalist beliefs such as a direct relationship with God, how important nature is, and nonconformity. Nonconformity shows how dependent one can be while neglecting the views of society having the basic needs of survival

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