he is also showing that he is rebbeling By burning his money he is showing that he is not willing to follow with society and saying that this money is useless and causes people pain in their lives suggesting money is depraved.Christopher McCandless was a 23 year old man who set out to the wild for his personal ambition a year later he was found dead. both jon Krakuer and Sean Penn have interpreted McCandless’s story in their personal way krakeur making a book and Penn in making a movie. in this essay I will be analysing the comparison between McCanless’s family and McMcandless himself in the book and the film.