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ENG 2213 - English Composition II: Finding Books

Peace Like a River Search Terms

Keyword Searches

  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder
  • Asthma
  • Miracles

Subject Searches

  • Bullying
  • Revenge
  • Child Sexual Abuse
  • Bildungsromans, American -- History and Criticism (Bildungsroman means coming of age, which is what you witness in Enger's Peace Like a River, as the characters grow and mature).
  • Asthma -- Social Aspects
  • Protestant churches -- United States -- Doctrines
  • Murder -- Minnesota
  • Capital Punishment -- Religious Aspects -- Christianity
  • Forgiveness -- Religious Aspects -- Christianity
  • Creative Writing -- Therapeutic Use 
  • Brothers and Sisters -- Psychological Aspects

Titles of Interest

Well With My Soul: Four Dramatic Stories of Great Hymn Writers

Clinical Work With Traumatized Young Children

Handbook of PTSD : Science and Practice 


More Reference Books to Consider!

Frankenstein, or the Modern Prometheus

You can search the Libraries' catalog by selecting Subject or Keyword from the drop down menu to the left of the big search box.  

Keyword Searches:

  • Victor Frankenstein
  • Frankenstein's Monster
  • Mary Shelley
  • Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley

Subject Searches:

  • Shelley, Mary Wollstonecraft
  • Frankenstein, Victor (Fictitious character)
  • Frankenstein's Monster (Fictitious character)
  • Scientists - Fiction
  • Monsters-Fiction
  • Science-Moral and ethical aspects
  • Allusions in literature
  • Characters and Characteristics in Literature
  • Psychology and literature


My Name is Asher Lev & The Chosen

You can search the Libraries' catalog by selecting Subject or Keyword from the drop down menu to the left of the big search box.  This is a great way to find books on your novel!

Keyword Searches:

  • Hasidic Jews
  • Chaim Potok

Subject Searches:

  • Potok, Chaim -- Criticism and Interpretation
  • Potok, Chaim -- Interviews
  • Hasidism -- United States
  • Hellenism
  • Characters and Characteristics in Literature
  • Symbolism in Literature --- Dictionaries
  • Friendship in Adolescence
  • Fathers and Sons
  • Judaism
  • Judaism and Secularism
  • Suffering