Finding Literary Criticism
Choose the right place to research
Select appropriately scholarly sources
Understand resources related to your topic
source: Innocent English
Use the English category
Each one’s a little different.
source: Mr. Vac & Mrs. Sew
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Start broad, then narrow down
source: Gracie Liu Shih Tzu
Use sources that disagree with you, then say why they’re wrong.
Use broader sources, then say your thesis is a specific example.
Use narrower sources, then say they’re a specific case of your thesis.
There are many ways to reuse literary criticism for your own uses.
Remember to look in multiple places.
When in Doubt: Ask a Librarian
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