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NVRHS |  English 2 Pathfinder  |  Raisin in the Sun

by J. Cooper | 1/28/13
Online Resources:

Day One

Day Two
Database Subscriptions - Literature Criticism
Internet Guides - Literature

Print Resources -
Reference Books

REF 810.9 MAG  Magill's Survey of American Literature.  Vol. 3, p. 976 - 977

REF 809 LIT  Literary Themes for Students: Race and Prejudice. Vol. 2, p. 418 - 420

Online Resources-
Reference eBooks



1) Gale Virtual Reference Library
Select Literature in the nav bar on the left.  In the small new search box at the right, input the title of the play.  In the small new search within box on the left nav bar, type your theme or topic.
Drama for Students
Literary Themes for Students: Race and Racism

2) Literary Reference Center  (EBSCO)
Type your play's title in the search box in quotation marks.  Then type "Masterplots" to find the articles needed for this project.
Click on the title to read or print one.

Online Resources-
Database Subscriptions - Literature Criticism


1)  Bloom's Literary Reference Online
  • Click on "Advanced Search."
  • Input your title in the search box under "With the exact phrase," and
  • type a keyword for your paper topic into the box under, "With at least one of the words."
Navigating Results Tabs
-All Results, Biographies, Overviews and Synopses, Analyses and Criticism,
Topics and Themes

Look for "Page Tools" for printing, email, and citation information.

2) EBSCO: Literary Reference Center
  • Click on "Advanced Search."
  • Input your title in the search box in quotation marks, then
  • type in the author's name and your paper topic keyword.  
Click on yellow citation icon on upper right for an article's citation information.

Internet Resources-
Guides -

Click on R for the play's title, then Click on the play's title to open the guide.  Look for sections on themes, quotes, characters, and analysis.

Citation Tools

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Mobile apps:
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