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Vol. 3 No. 1 (2021): Volume 3, Issue 1, Year 2021

Thematic Content Analysis in Literary Studies

Vimal J
Department of Journalism and Mass Communication, Periyar University, Periyar Palkalai Nagar, Salem-636011, Tamil Nadu, India

Published 2020-11-27


  • Texts,
  • Folklore,
  • Literary Research,
  • Content Analysis

How to Cite

J, V. (2020). Thematic Content Analysis in Literary Studies. International Research Journal of Tamil, 3(1), 66-70.

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Although semantics has become world-famous in literary research throughout the twentieth century, it is not just word counts or objective objectives that are used to examine the content of a work; The reason is that researchers have suggested that characteristic content analysis may help in deeper understanding and excavating the underlying meaning of the texts. This article explores the need for characteristic content analysis and the steps to be taken to unravel the themes embodied in the work. In the study of literature, characteristic content studies can help to identify themes, to describe the data in the work, to compare with other data, and to intervene into the text.


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