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Last Updated: September 30, 2022

Gale Literature Resource Center - Literary Analysis

This tutorial shows you how to use Gale Literature Resource Center to take your literary analysis to the next level.

Whether you've just finished reading the latest

work by a contemporary author,

or need to find a unique angle for

covering a classic,

Gale Literature Resource Center provides

critical essays, author biographies,

overviews and more to take your

literary analysis to the next level.

Read biographies and work overviews

to build an understanding of the personal

and historical influences behind a work.

Use the insight into key themes and literary

elements to narrow a broad topic

into specific research questions.

When you've developed an initial thesis,

examine literature criticism to refine

and support your investigation.

Continue brainstorming and exploring subtopics with Topic Finder,

or limit search results based on key themes

within the scholarly discussion of a work.

You may even uncover authors' views

of their own works, which can provide

valuable evidence for your analysis.

As you discover useful sources,

use highlights and notes to keep track of important points.

Before you exit Gale Literature Resource Center,

download, print, or send your sources,

digital notecards,

and Works Cited to Google Drive or

Microsoft OneDrive.

Gald Literature Resource Center simplifies

the process of starting and managing your research

so that you can focus on writing a paper that impresses.

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