Gale Literary Sources - Literary Analysis

This tutorial shows you how to use Gale Literary Sources 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 Literary Sources 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, cite,

download, print or send your sources

and citations to Google Drive or Microsoft OneDrive.

Gale Literary Sources simplifies the process of starting and managing your research,

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

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