Answered By: Jeremy McGinniss
Last Updated: Nov 29, 2022     Views: 746

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 QuickSearch

  1. Start on the main library page.
  2. To the right, under Databases by Subject select Browse All Databases.
  3. On the A-Z Databases page, select the letter E.
  4. Then, scroll down and select EBSCO QuickSearch.
  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 Limit To and make sure to click Scholarly (peer-reviewed) journals.

Articles in ProQuest Central

  1. Start on the main library page.
  2. To the right, under Databases by Subject select Browse All Databases.
  3. On the A-Z Databases page, select the letter P.
  4. Scroll down and then select ProQuest Central.
  5. 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.
  6. To view only scholarly articles, look on the left side of the search results under Source Type and select Scholarly Journals.

Articles in JSTOR

  1. Start on the main library page.
  2. To the right, under Databases by Subject select Browse All Databases.
  3. On the A-Z Databases page, select the letter J.
  4. Scroll down and then select JSTOR.
  5. Once you select JSTOR, notice the two search bars on the left side. On the first line, type in quotations the play “Oedipus.”
  6. Look a little further down under Narrow Results and make sure to select just Articles.
  7. Finally, scroll down and look under Narrow by Discipline and/or journal and make sure to select Language and Literature.
  8. Once you do that, go back up and click Search.

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