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Lansing Community College Library

Literary Criticism: Search Tips

Introduction to library resources for finding literary criticism.

I Can't Find Enough Criticism...

You might need to broaden your search to include:

  • Author’s Work in General
  • Themes or Motifssuch as utopia, scapegoat
  • Types of Criticism – Marxist, feminist
  • Genre – such as science fiction
  • Literary Elements – such as metaphor, imagery
  • Time & Culture – such as 20th century, women

Tips for Effective Search Strategies

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