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Engl 1A-CTW1: Professor Cynthia Mahamdi


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Finding Resources on the Historical Context of Your Short Story

This guide is designed to help you find resources for your essay  on a historical short story as well as your longer independent essay on a novel.

Use the tabs above to find:

  • Information on the author of the short story/novel
  • Background information about the historical time, event, and people depicted in the story/novel
  • Books and articles about the historical events depicted in the story/novel
  • Images you can use in your PowerPoint Presentation


Library Instruction Worksheet


You will be completing this worksheet during the library instruction session.

Make sure to click on the box to get a copy of your answer.

Need More Help?

If you need more help, don't hesitate to contact me:

Helene Lafrance
Reference Librarian