Gale Literary Sources - Literary Analysis

This tutorial shows you how to use Gale Literary Sources to take your literary analysis to the next level.


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Whether you've just finished reading the latest work by a contemporary author,

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or need to find a unique angle for covering a classic,

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Gale Literary Sources provides critical essays,

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author biographies, overviews, and more

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to take your literary analysis to the next level.

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Read biographies and work overviews to

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build an understanding of the personal and historical influences behind a work.

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Use the insight into key themes and literary elements

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to narrow a broad topic into specific research questions.

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When you've developed an initial thesis,

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examine literature criticism to refine and support your investigation.

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Continue brainstorming and exploring sub topics within 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 of their own works,

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which can provide valuable evidence for your analysis.

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As you discover useful sources, cite,

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download, print or send your sources

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and citations to Google Drive or Microsoft OneDrive.

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Gale Literary Sources simplifies 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