Answered By: Ben Blanks
Last Updated: May 13, 2020     Views: 481

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 EBSCO Quick Search

  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, scroll down 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 under Refine Results and make sure to click Scholarly (peer-reviewed) journals.

Articles in ProQuest Central

  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 Peer Review underneath the search bar and then click the search icon.
  5. To view only scholarly articles, look on the right side of the search results 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, scroll down and look under Narrow by Discipline and/or journal and make sure to select Language and Literature.
  7. Once you do that, go back up and click Search.

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