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Independent Novel Argument Essay: Possible Websites/Searches

 

Remember - you need two additional sources beyond just your novel. Take a look at some suggestions below. 

 

Possible Search Ideas

Are you writing about theme? 

  • Consider researching theme by taking a look at a website like THIS ONE

Are you writing about characterization? 

  • Consider researching characterization by taking a look at a website like THIS ONE

Research the culture or society highlighted in the book:

If you're going to connect this text to another similar text within the same genre, culture or society: 

Researching imagery or figurative language? 

  • Consider researching imager or figurative language by taking a look at a website like THIS ONE

Research a historical time period: 

What if you want to look into how the author structured his/her text? 

Biographical information of author: 

  • Take a look at Novelist (log in with 119829+8 digit student ID number)
  • Take a look at FCPL's Gale Books and Authors (log in with 119829+8 digit student ID number)

Sparknotes, Cliffsnotes, Shmoop (to cite: Website-->Webpage)

Has the novel been made into a TV show or movie? 

  • How to cite a movie in NoodleTools: Viewed or Heard Live--> Film or Video Recording

 

Book Review Websites

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