Within these databases can be found:
When searching for articles through the digital databases, use subject terms or search terms rather than keywords to narrow your results. Subject terms and search terms are controlled vocabulary in words and phrases assigned by databases to help retrieve more relevant resources.
Academic Search Complete - terms are found through the "Subject Terms" link on the blue ribbon at the top of the page.
Bloom's Literature - does not have a subject terms thesaurus
Gale Literary Sources - terms can be searched through basic search or advanced search as the top of the page.
Gale Virtual Reference Library - Subject Guide Search is found under Advanced search under the keyword box at the top of the page.
JSTOR - does not have a subject terms thesaurus
Literary Reference Center - Subject Index is found by clicking the pulldown tab "More" and choosing "Indexes." Next chooses "Subjects" under the "Browse an Index" pulldown tab.
Literature Criticism Online - terms are found through the "Topic Finder" link at the top of the page.
Literature Resource Center - does not have a subject terms thesaurus
MLA International Bibliography - terms are found in "Thesaurus" link on blue ribbon at the top of the page.
Try using your author's last name in a subject search
Try searching for romanticism or realism as subjects