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Free Study Guide for Peace Like a River by Leif Enger

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STUDY GUIDE FOR PEACE LIKE A RIVER BY LEIF ENGER


THEMES - THEME ANALYSIS

Miracles are only miracles if they are witnessed

Miracles are only miracles if they are witnessed is the most important theme. The entire narrative is not only a story of the Land familyís experiences, but also Reubenís way of telling Godís story as presented through the miracles of Jeremiah Land. Reuben witnesses many of these miracles and insists that he was allowed by God to live when he should have died at birth, because his purpose was to witness the miracles and tell those in search of faith about them. So as the plot unfolds we see such miracles as Jeremiahís survival after.......


No matter if our decisions are good or bad, they always have consequences

No matter if our decisions are good or bad, they always have consequences is another important theme. Throughout the story, the children and their father make decisions that impact in some way not only on themselves, but on others as well. The most obvious, of course, is Davy, who makes the decision to kill Israel Finch and Tommy Basco to protect his family from their continuing harassment. This decision forces him to escape from jail and spend the rest of his life on the run. As a result, his family is without........


God is always with us

God is always with us is the last theme and the major message of the book. Whenever the Land family finds themselves in trouble or in need of support, they only have to turn to prayer and God leads them in the right direction. Sometimes, they donít understand why He has led them a certain way, but........

 

The complete study guide is currently available as a downloadable PDF, RTF, or MS Word DOC file from the PinkMonkey MonkeyNotes download store. The complete study guide contains summaries and notes for all of the chapters; detailed analysis of the themes, plot structure, and characters; important quotations and analysis; detailed analysis of symbolism, motifs, and imagery; a key facts summary; detailed analysis of the use of foreshadowing and irony; a multiple-choice quiz, and suggested book report ideas and essay topics.

 

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