In the epigraph for Chapter 1 from Into The Wild, Chris states in a postcard dated April 27, 1992 to Wayne Westerfield…”I now walk into the wild.” In Chapter 1, he tells Jim Gallien, “ I don’t want to know what time it is. I don’t want to know what day it is or where I am. None of that matters.” Write about the quotes and/or your assessment of Chris McCandless so far? An epigraph is a relevant quotation at the beginning of a book, chapter, etc.
The second chapter of Into the Wild begins with an epigraph before moving on to the narration of author John Krakauer. A short quotation or passage at the opening of a book or part of a book is called an epigraph. Its purpose is to further the section's theme. "Jack London is king," begins the first half of the epigraph.
”I now walk into the wild.”
“ I don’t want to know what time it is. I don’t want to know what day it is or where I am. None of that matters.”
The joy of life is derived from our contacts with new experiences, and there is no greater joy than having an endlessly shifting horizon, with a fresh and different sun each day.
Only when happiness is shared is it truly genuine.
A man's passion for adventure is at the very center of his living spirit.
The personal relationship to a phenomenon, what it means to you, is where all true meaning is found.