Literature Resource Center - Literary Analysis

This tutorial shows you how to use 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,

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 sub-topics within 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 Literature Resource Center,

download, print or send your sources, digital notecards, and Works Cited

to Google Drive or Microsoft OneDrive.

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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