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.


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Whether you've just finished reading the latest

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work by a contemporary author,

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or need to find a unique angle for

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covering a classic,

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Gale Literature Resource Center provides

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critical essays, author biographies,

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overviews and more to take your

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literary analysis to the next level.

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Read biographies and work overviews

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to build an understanding of the personal

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and historical influences behind a work.

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Use the insight into key themes and literary

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elements to narrow a broad topic

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into specific research questions.

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When you've developed an initial thesis,

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examine literature criticism to refine

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and support your investigation.

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Continue brainstorming and exploring subtopics with Topic Finder,

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or limit search results based on key themes

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within the scholarly discussion of a work.

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You may even uncover authors' views

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of their own works, which can provide

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valuable evidence for your analysis.

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As you discover useful sources,

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use highlights and notes to keep track of important points.

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Before you exit Gale Literature Resource Center,

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download, print, or send your sources,

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digital notecards,

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and Works Cited to Google Drive or

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Microsoft OneDrive.

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Gald Literature Resource Center simplifies

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the process of starting and managing your research

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

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Learn more at support.gale.com/training