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Poetry: Articles

This Research Guides lists library and online resources related to finding information on poetry.

Library Databases

Article Examples

Search Examples

E.E. Cummings AND criticism

William Blake AND criticism AND poetry

Emily Dickinson AND death

Gwendolyn Brooks AND "black arts movement"

Database Search Tips

Join keywords with AND, OR, or NOT: 
legalization AND marijuana
marijuana OR cannabis
marijuana NOT recreational

Put quotation marks around phrases to search for the words side-by-side:
"capital punishment"
"death penalty"

Try different words or phrases:
capital punishment, death penalty, execution

Use an asterisk:
teen* will find teen, teens, teenagers

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