Skip to main content

Broccoli: College Level E-Searching - Literary Criticism Paper: Home

LITERARY CRITICISM

"Criticism, or more specifically literary criticism, is the overall term for studies concerned with defining, classifying, analyzing, interpreting, and evaluating works of literature."

 from: Abrams, A Glossary of Literary Terms, seventh edition.

MS. BROCCOLI'S REQUIRMENTS

EASYBIB: Citation Shortcut

 Works Cited Shortcut:   Click on "All 59 Options" and then open the Write/Paste Link; Use the database citation tool for MLA format to copy and paste the full MLA citation into the box and click Create Citation.  Full citation will be added to Works Cited

Library Hours

Monday:        7:45 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Tuesday:       7:45 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Wednesday:  7:45 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Thursday:     7:45 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Friday:          7:45 a.m. to 2:45 p.m.

E-SEARCHING NARROWS AND '"TESTS" TOPIC

"Title"   +  Theme  +  Two (2) Contrasting Opinions  =  Potential Paper

 

"Title" "Name of Character" + Two (2) Contrasting Opinions = Paper

Your Opinion breaks the tie!

Provide the reasons "why"!

E-SOURCES: HEADS UP!

idiosyncrasy

noun id·i·o·syn·cra·sy \ˌi-dē-ə-ˈsiŋ-krə-sē\

: an unusual part or feature of something

REMOTE LOGIN: Accessing Databases from Home

To access these Databases at home (or off-campus), you will need the LSA username and password.  If your forgot the username and password, they are available once you login to EDLINE > My Edline > Library Resources Page.

 

GENERAL TIPS

1) WARNING: Every Electronic Source functions Uniquely!  Patience is a must!

2) Remote Logins are required for accessing E-Encyclopedias and Databases Off-Campus

3) Combine a "Title Search" with the term/word criticism or analysis to narrow search results

4) Use Ctrl F in any electronic source to search for frequency of term/phrase. Term/phrase will be highlighted throughout article

5) Scan article titles and/or abstracts (if available) to determine opinion of critic

6) Use BIBLIOGRAPHIES of useful articles to search in JSTOR "author's names"/"titles of articles"

7) Copy and Paste Citations now to EasyBib Works Cited (delete unnecessary articles/citations later)

8) Locate/seek out the HELP or Search Tips button for support!

9) Ask your high school/college librarian for assistance anytime!

10) Keep your head up, breathe deep, remember Tip #1!