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ENC 1102: Finding Literary Criticism & More (Dale Mabry): Themes

Selected websites and library resources for researching works of literature.

Themes in literature

A theme in literature can be the idea that a literary work tries to argue, illustrate, or suggest.  Below are some tools to help you find material about the themes of literary works.

Look up the theme(s) of your literary work

Look up your theme(s) in Primo, the library catalog

Primo is a one-stop resource for discovering sources. There are tools to help you cite and save what you find.

Try keywords for your theme with and without the title of your literary work.

Find books, articles, videos, & more

Here are more resources for looking up themes.