Last Updated: Oct 31, 2017
Starting Reaserch Question:
The theme of repression in Hedda Gabler
Find important words, and refine ambiguous terms:
The theme of repression in Hedda Gabler.
Good Initial Search Terms: (Think of synonyms)
repression, "Hedda Gabler"
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Build a list of keyword synonyms and concepts
repression • conscription • oppression • control • restraint
Then mix and match search terms!
e.g. "Hedda Gabler" + restraint