I seem to have run out of things to say as of late. Ironic, considering words are my bread and butter. Literally. (Though nowadays, it’s whole wheat bread and nothing more than a schmear. 1,020 more words
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Journalism and romanticism. A duo of unhappy bedfellows.
In the depiction of Chris McCandless and Robyn Davidson’s respective quests, Davidson and Krakauer provokes the reader to consider whether journalistic (and adamantly unromantic) writing is truly capable of portraying and delivering romantic version of a subject’s travel experience. 584 more words
I’ve just finished reading the wonderful Carine McCandless book, The Wild Truth. Being intrigued by the life and unfortunate death of her brother Chris for many years, as depicted in the beautiful book and then film, Into the Wild, I could not wait to read her book in the hopes of gaining a much better understanding of what motivated Chris to live his life as he did. 138 more words