For your chosen topic, you need to find researchable aspects so you can find sources.
Be willing to broaden, narrow, or modify your topic.
Here are some common researchable aspects for many topics (or people in the field):
|technology (innovator)||sustainability (leader)||diversity/empowerment of minority group (leader)|
|global issues (challenger/leader)||politics (political leader)||unifying agent (leader)|
|mental health awareness (leader)||
cultural significance (pioneer)
|ethics (ethical leader or whistleblower)||LGBTQ (pioneer)||historical significance (leader)|
|art (artistic leader/pioner)||music (musical leader/pioneer)||spiritual/religious leader|
How does your topic fit into this chart? Can you write a paper explaining the significance of your topic in one of these way?
Keywords are always important. Sometimes you will need to use keywords to identify the topic you are evaluating.
"Handmaid's Tale" AND television
"Folsom Prison Blues" AND song AND Cash
"Call of Duty" AND videogame
"Aladdin" AND movie (limit results to 2019)
|Dr. Seuss (aka Theodor Geisel)||Encourages reading||"Dr. Seuss" OR "Geisel" AND "children's literature" OR reading|
|Use of Illustration||"Dr. Seuss" OR "Geisel" AND illustration|
|Impact on ecology||"Dr. Seuss" OR "Geisel" AND ecology OR environment OR lorax|