The sense of loneliness and darkness of Alaska the readers receive creates an urgency to keep reading.
According to the family and the people who knew McCandless, he was mainly only ever close with his younger sister, Carine. Jon Krakauer is not only the writer and narrator of Into Thin Air but is also one of the main characters.
Many see these examples of kindness and wish they could be more like McCandless.
The removal of the lampshade recalls how the petty concerns of the household function throughout the play to deflate the tirades of our would-be romantic heroes.
Krakauer adds an epilogue from White Fang by Jack London to describe the weather conditions and enhance the imagery in the chapter. How to cite this page Choose cite format:. Words:Paragraphs: 15, Pages: 7 Publication date: February 04, Sorry, but copying text is forbidden on this website!
The author also uses environmental jargon when describing the swampy areas of Alaska.