Unformatted text preview: he believes is right and by being in the war is, in a sense, crucified.Elias also serves as a Christ figure in a way. His name comes from the biblical Elijah. In the end he is “crucified” in a sense when he is killed by Barnes. The reason that he is killed is also important. Barnes dislike the way that Elias works and the strong morals that Elias holds to be important over all. In addition, Barnes dislikes the way that Elias has become a leader to a group of the men, much like Jesus was. Barnes serves to represent those corrupted by eden. He is brave, nothing seems to bother him (guns, war, snakes, death…). He is the relentless leader of the men....
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