Here are a few subject terms to get you thinking:
goddesses | gods | sex mythology | sex religious aspects | hindu mythology | masculinity religious aspects | folklore | fairy tales sex | ALSO specific mythical figures, works, or tales, e.g. Medb, The Odyssey, Cinderella
Start your search for books and more in WorldCat.
Subject headings are standardized tags that describe the content of an item. You can use these tags to find material on the same topic regardless of the words used in the material’s text.
Academic Search Complete is a comprehensive scholarly, multi-disciplinary full-text database. Start your research for articles here! Tip #1: When you view a full record for an article, read the abstract, or summary, to quickly decide if it is useful for your research. Tip #2: Use the subject links from the full record to find additional relevant articles.
JSTOR is a multi-disciplinary database which provides scholarly, full-text content. While coverage goes all the way back to the 19th century, be aware there is no current content for many journals.
Project MUSE is another multi-disciplinary, full-text, scholarly journal source.
Depending on your specific topic, you might also try these specialized databases, or ask me for suggestions:
If you are trying to choose a particular myth or story to research and write about, browse through an encyclopedia for ideas. For online encyclopedias, try Credo Reference, selecting Mythology & Folklore from the Subjects section on the home screen. Or search WorldCat using the terms mythology encyclopedia to see what else we have here at Smith Library Center.
For more detailed information on writing an annotated bibliography click on Cullen the Parrot to return to the Research Hub. For basic information, watch this brief video.