Also look at your research paper assignment for more search terms:
Note Google assumes an "AND" for searches. The "AND" is included here only for illustrative purposes.
Google Advanced Search - Information on educational and governmental websites tend to have more reliable information. In the advance search, along with your search terms, enter .edu or .gov in the box labeled "Search within a site or domain:".
Google Scholar - Google Scholar tends to cover more articles in the sciences but you might find some useful information.
Finding literary criticism online is not that easy but IPL2 offers this Online Literary Criticism Guide.
For an overview of literary theory and various schools of critical thought, see Purdue's Online Writing Lab.
PLEASE ask a librarian if you need help. We have many free resources available to you through the LPC library.
REMEMBER to verify the information you find using other sources!
Some Sample Sources to Get You Started
"Politics and the English Language," by George Orwell, is an insightful writing lesson about common writing errors.
Links to articles that reflect 1984 in our present world broken down by theme.
Orwell's "Notes on Nationalism" presents his views on the dangers of wishing to gain power for one's nation or "unit." This relates to the totalitarian vision in 1984, for which he sees a precursor in his contemporary world.
"Why Orwell Matters" features Christopher Hitchens discussing his work on the use of language about Iraq.
The quality of the information you find on the Web varies tremendously so it is always a good idea to check the information against another source. As with all information resources, whether in print or on the Internet, you evaluate its quality based on the following criteria:
That's just the basics. Learn more!
Evaluating Information - Applying the CRAAP Test (CSU Chico Library)