Skip to main content
SSU ship logo and 'Salem State University' text
Frederick E. Berry Library and Learning Commons

Nixon: ENL330 Short Story Library Research

Purpose of this Guide

  • The purpose of the guide is to guide you to the best library sources for secondary research material about analyzing two of the following craft/elements of fiction in relation to particular short stories:
    • view
    • language
    • style
    • characters
    • characterization
    • plot
    • story
    • setting
    • theme
    • imagery
    • symbol
    • irony
  • This guide tells how to find scholarly articles in Berry Library databases Academic Search Premier, JSTOR, the Modern Language Association International Bibliography, and ProjectMUSE.
  • DH Lawrence's short story "The Rocking Horse Winner" will be used in search examples.

Please email or text questions to 978-587-1312.