Hit or Miss V. Phrase Searching
Phrase Searching " "
Phrase Search: "hedda gabler" and "repressive society"
Search: "Repress" OR "Oppress" OR "Restrict"
Results contain all of the sources that contain ANY of those search terms.
Search: "Hedda Gabler" AND repression
Results contain sources with BOTH of those terms
Search: "Hedda Gabler" AND "repression" NOT "self-repression"
Results contain sources containing results relating repression in Hdda Gabler WITHOUT
focusing on Hedda's self-repression.
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Truncation and Wild Cards
Truncation symbols, typically the * or ?, allow for you to search for variations of a root word.
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Wildcards, typically the #, look for all possible variations of a letter in a single position within a word.
Woman, Women, Womyn, Wom!n, Wom@n