What are some examples/quotes in The Revenant that show the main character exemplifying survival, resilience, and redemption?

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The examples and quotes in The Revenant that show the main character exemplifying survival, resilience, and redemption could relate to the bear attack and the actions Hugh Glass takes once he's abandoned and left for dead.

In chapter 9, Michael Punke writes,

And in stealing from him this opportunity,...

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The examples and quotes in The Revenant that show the main character exemplifying survival, resilience, and redemption could relate to the bear attack and the actions Hugh Glass takes once he's abandoned and left for dead.

In chapter 9, Michael Punke writes,

And in stealing from him this opportunity, they had killed him. Murdered him, as surely as a knife in the heart or a bullet in the brain. Murdered him, except he would not die. Would not die, he vowed, because he would live to kill his killers.

This quote ties together the themes of survival, resilience, and redemption. Even though John Fitzgerald and Jim Bridger stole the things Glass could use to try and stay alive, he will not die. He will continue to fight and cling to life so that he can bring justice to the insidious trappers.

A couple of chapters earlier, Glass exemplifies resilience with his drive to reach the trading post, which is 350 miles away. Glass figures that a healthy person could make it to the post in about two weeks. “How far can I crawl in a day?” Glass asks himself in chapter 7. Punke then writes, “He had no idea, but he did not intend to sit in one place.” Glass’s determination to keep moving, even if it means crawling at a slow pace, points to resilience and survival.

For a specific example of redemption, consider what Glass does to Fitzgerald during the proceeding. He seems to have obtained redemption by shooting Fitzgerald in the shoulder. Yet in the next chapter, chapter 27, Glass’s conversation with Kiowa indicates that redemption is more complicated and problematic. “You should have figured out by now that things aren’t always so tidy,” Kiowa tells Glass. He then censures Glass for seeking vengeance:

Why did you come to the frontier? To track down a common thief? To revel in a moment’s revenge? I thought there was more to you than that.

This line of questioning suggests that Glass found redemption by not successfully gaining revenge. He redeemed himself, since he did not sink to the level of the callous trappers.

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