Into the Wild Test | Lesson Plans Final Test - Hard

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Final Test - Hard

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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.

Short Answer Questions

1. What was the tender moment between Chris and his father right after Chris graduated from high school?

2. Chris's parents had moved, but his step brother was contacted. After he positively identified Chris, what did he do?

3. Where did Chris leave from on April 15, 1992 on his journey to Alaska?

4. When did Jon Krakauer interview Walt McCandless?

5. How did the police know Chris's real last name?

Essay Topics

Essay Topic 1

Write an essay about Walt and Billie as examples of people working hard to fulfill the American dream. Explain whether you think their ambition might have affected their children. Conclude with your opinion about making money and making a life.

Essay Topic 2

Write about hitchhiking. What are the dangers? Why do people not pick up hitchhikers very much? Include Gaylord Stuckey, who seldom picked up hitchhikers, and Jim Gallien who picked Chris up even though he was carrying a rifle.

Essay Topic 3

Write an essay on romanticism as it pertains to frontier adventure. Use Chris, Krakauer, and Ruess from the book, but also include frontiersmen from American history and those adventurers who are at the forefront of space exploration.

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