Into the Wild Surveying the Text. Count the number of chapters in the text. Read a few of the chapter titles. What do the titles have in common?
Count the number of chapters in the text.
Look at the length of the book.
Look at any maps or photographs.
Identify the author and publication date.
What is the relationship between self and society?
To what extent is community essential to happiness?
Is it possible to live free of societal expectations, limitations, and obligations?
Write your response to the author’s note in your notebook. After reading this note, what do you expect to find in the rest of the book?