Answered By: Ben Blanks
Last Updated: May 02, 2017     Views: 34

To find articles on this topic, you may want to find articles that define or reflect on Aristotle’s definition of a tragic hero in relation to Oedipus as a character.  To do so, please employ one or more of the following methods:

Articles in EbscoHost

  1. Click on the following link to begin: Search.
  2. When the page loads, look in the top right section for “Collections.”
  3. Place your mouse over “Collections” and select “Databases.”
  4. When the page loads, look on the right under “Featured Resources” and select “EBSCO Quick Search.”
  5. Once in the database, use the first bar in the top left and type in “Oedipus.”
  6. Use the second line, next to AND, and type in “Tragic Hero.”
  7. Then click “Search.”
  8. When the results come up, look on the left and make sure to click on “Full Text” and “Scholarly (peer-reviewed) journals.”
  9. To read the articles, simply click on “PDF Full Text.”

Articles in ProQuest

  1. Click on the following link to begin: Search.
  2. When the page loads, look on the right under “Multidisciplinary Databases.”
  3. Select “ProQuest Central” from the list.
  4. When the database loads, type in “Oedipus Tragic Hero” in the search bar. Also, select “Full Text” and “Peer Review” underneath it and then click “Search.”
  5. To view only scholarly articles, look on the right side under “Source Type” and select “Scholarly Journals.”

Articles in JSTOR

  1. Click on the following link to begin: Search.
  2. When the page loads, look on the right under “Multidisciplinary Databases.”
  3. Select “JSTOR” from the list.
  4. Once you select “JSTOR,” notice the 2 search bars in the top left corner. On the first line, type in quotations the play “Oedipus.”
  5. Look a little further down under “Narrow BY:” and make sure to select just “Articles.”
  6. Finally, look under “Narrow by Discipline and/or publication title:” and make sure to select “Language and Literature.”
  7. Once you do that, go back up and click Search.
  8. To view each article, simply click on “Article PDF.”