Character Analysis Of Xavier In Three Day Road

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In Three Day Road, Xavier is exposed to slow violence by cultural and emotional conflict throughout the war, which resulted in post-traumatic stress. Xavier is a remorseful character because of how he was brought up. Regardless of his role in the war, he feels remorse every time he kills. His beliefs do not change. He does not compromise his beliefs over the expectation to hate the enemy or in the company of Elijah who evidently has compromised his prior beliefs. Xavier is a strong character with much resistance to change. As a child, he resisted to change when the nuns in residential school tried to eliminate his cultural values. As an adult, he resisted to becoming a war beast.
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