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To search for articles or essays that discuss poems and their themes, search in the following databases:
In the search box, type the title of the poem in quotation marks (for ex: “Go and Catch a Falling Star”)or by the name of the poet.
If you can't find articles that discuss the poem, try making the search broader, for example: about the poet and the theme (for ex: "Langston Hughes" and survival,) the context of the poem, the time period and the name of the poet, etc.
Search literary criticisms for the world's most written about works. Also includes some biographies and primary resources helpful for iiterature reseach. Research poetry, find poems, analyze short stories, find a short story, fiction, drama and theater works.
Formerly known as "Virtual Reference Library". Wide ranging credible scholarship on many topics. Literature, short stories, poetry, science and social sciences are well covered. This is a great database to begin research.
Archive of core journals in the humanities, social sciences, and sciences. Over 700 titles available.
Research Paper: Information about the character
Two ways to search for characters' analysis:
Search in the same databases mentioned above, by typing the short story title and the character's title. (For ex: "Hills Like White Elephants" and "Jig")
Search in the Gale eBooks database below. Find the article for your story that comes from "Short Stories for Students". This essay usually has a special section about characters. Look on the right side where it says "Article Contents."