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English 190 (Goggans): How might I generate ideas?

Senior Thesis

Book - Literature

History

Autobiography

Books - California Literature

Tip: Generate Ideas in Search Tools

Search for a work, author etc. and look at associated Subject Headings.

If interested in an author, find that author's work or look at the author's identity page for themes.

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Reference & Literature Databases

These databases can be useful for locating background information, primary sources (texts), and also secondary materials (literary criticism).