Sole Survivor: A Novel Themes

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Salvation

Salvation more often than not is associated with events of a religious nature. The person seeking salvation has accepted that a higher authority is in charge of his life thus freeing him from the illusions of sin and suffering. While Joe accepts that God exists, he has allowed himself to become disillusioned by the notion that such a caring and benevolent entity could allow the pain and suffering he has experienced in his life. He even tells Barbara Christman that he has always viewed God with the same lack of interest in Him that He has had in Joe.

Salvation also deals with being freed from failure or destruction. It is this aspect of salvation that pertains to Joe. He has been on a path of personal destruction since the crash of Flight 353 took his family from him. The simple fact that he moved out of the family...

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