Hunger and Starvation Quotes in Into the Wild
The Into the Wild quotes below all refer to the symbol of Hunger and Starvation. For each quote, you can also see the other characters and themes related to it (each theme is indicated by its own dot and icon, like this one: Note: all page and citation info for the quotes below refers to the Anchor Books edition of Into the Wild published in 1997.).
Chapter 4 Quotes
Can this be the same Alex that set out in July 1990? Malnutrition and the road have taken their toll on his body. Over 25 pounds lost. But his spirit is soaring.
Hunger and Starvation Symbol Timeline in Into the Wild
The timeline below shows where the symbol Hunger and Starvation appears in Into the Wild. The colored dots and icons indicate which themes are associated with that appearance.
Chapter 1 - The Alaska Interior
Chapter 2 - The Stampede Trail
Chapter 3 – Carthage
...to Carthage, South Dakota. Krakauer imagines what Chris would have looked like to Wayne—vulnerable and “hungry.” Westerberg remembers that, at the time of their meeting, McCandless had not eaten for days... (full context)
Chapter 9 - Davis Gulch
Chapter 18 - The Stampede Trail