Analysis of a Myth

Locating a Myth

You may look for myths in the following areas:

  • Norse
  • Egyption
  • Greek
  • Roman

You also may choose from historical traditions such as

  • Chinese
  • Hindu
  • Judeo-Christian

Browsing for a myth

Try scanning the following electronic reference resources for ideas:

Searching for a myth

Construct a key phrase such as "Norse mythology" and try it in the catalogue.  This will return a list of resources about mythology in general and about specific myths within this particular topic area.  Notice and follow relevant subject headings in the information that is returned to you.

Analyzing the symbolism in your myth

Consult the other pages in this guide for resources and strategies for searching for related material.

Content last updated: December 12, 2018