Once you've done a search you can save time by using options on the left side of the screen (see clocks, below):
Under this option you can select the publication dates of your results. If you click on Show more>>, you'll see that you can also limit by document type, number of pages, literary author and more.
Under this option you can limit to the full text classics (the actual poems, short stories, etc.), plot summaries criticism and lots more if you click on Show more>>.
This option can always be useful in getting rid of articles that aren't on your real topic. You just have to take a look and see if there is anything listed that applies to your research, Generally good options are always the name of the author or title of the story (you can select more than one). Click on Show more>> to see all subjects.