These online reference books (eBooks) outline how themes are treated in American, British and world literature. Author profiles are included, as well as highlights of major works centered around the theme.
Find more ebooks on various themes by searching the HCC Library for "Bloom's Literary Themes." Thematic categories covered include "Alienation," "Civil Disobedience," "Death and Dying," "Enslavement and Emancipation," "Exploration and Colonization," "Human Sexuality," and "Rebirth and Renewal," among others. The Bloom's Literature database also has "How to Write about Literature" articles designed to give students ideas for topics and strategies for writing.
Profiles of notable American and international literary works, and the historical events that influenced them. These books are online only.
These reference resources focus on major fiction, poetry and nonfiction from countries and regions around the world. Literary works are discussed in the context of the social climate during which they were created.
If a literary work is not in your textbook, before you go out and buy a copy, try one or more of these options:
To analyze literature, you need to know the terminology. These resources can help you understand literary words (and complete the literary definitions assignment in Ms. Bielecki's ENC 1102 course). Log-in instructions are on the "Home" tab.
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