Keywords


Actions

Actions: Communication

  1. Letter
  2. Messenger Has note.
  3. Newspaper article
  4. Newspaper columns and notices Has note.
  5. Telephone
  6. Without words Has note.
  7. Writing

Actions: Military

  1. Escape

Actions: Non-human

  1. Attack
  2. Decay
  3. Escape

Aesthetics

Aesthetics: Genre Conventions

  1. Gothic
  2. Melodrama
  3. Minstrelsy
  4. Mystery
  5. Tall tale

Aesthetics: Interpretation

  1. Ambiguity
  2. Debunking story

Aesthetics: Intertextuality

  1. Embedded text, cursive Has note.
  2. Embedded text, lettering
  3. Shakespeare

Aesthetics: Language

  1. Ah-Ah-Ah
  2. Call and response
  3. Ellipsis
  4. Hymn
  5. Indian
  6. Interjection Has note.

Aesthetics: Metafictional

  1. Painting

Aesthetics: Recurring Episodes

  1. Recurring event, intertextual Has note.
  2. Recurring event, intratextual Has note.

Cultural Issues

Cultural Issues: Agriculture

  1. Corn
  2. Cotton
  3. Farming life
  4. Soil quality

Cultural Issues: Alcohol

  1. Bootlegging
  2. Drunkenness
  3. Whiskey
  4. Wine

Cultural Issues: Cultural Identity

  1. America and opportunity
  2. North vs South

Cultural Issues: Entertainment

  1. Baseball
  2. Football
  3. Movies
  4. Poker game
  5. Traveling show Has note.

Cultural Issues: Ethnicity

  1. Native American
  2. Scotch-Irish

Cultural Issues: Global

  1. Exoticism
  2. Pacific Ocean
  3. Travel

Cultural Issues: Group Mentality

  1. Community collective Has note.
  2. Mob behavior
  3. Social Shaming

Cultural Issues: Hunting and Fishing

  1. Annual
  2. Knowledge
  3. Marksmanship
  4. Misconduct
  5. Ritual
  6. Woodcraft

Cultural Issues: Identity, Cultural

  1. Hill country
  2. Rural
  3. Yankee

Cultural Issues: Identity, Personal

  1. Ambiguous
  2. Hunter
  3. On frontier
  4. Soldier

Cultural Issues: Mass Media

  1. Advertising
  2. Fantasy Has note.
  3. Magazines
  4. Movies
  5. Newspaper
  6. Radio
  7. Telephone

Cultural Issues: Materialism

  1. Status Has note.

Cultural Issues: Migration

  1. Intraregional migration Has note.
  2. Movement to city Has note.
  3. Work Has note.

Cultural Issues: Modernity

  1. Changing customs

Cultural Issues: Nationality

  1. American
  2. Japanese
  3. Old vs New World

Cultural Issues: Prejudice

  1. Racism
  2. Socio-economic
  3. White supremacy

Cultural Issues: Region

  1. Hospitality
  2. Lost Cause
  3. North
  4. Reconstruction
  5. The South Has note.
  6. The West

Cultural Issues: Segregation

  1. Marriage

Cultural Issues: Technology

  1. Elevator
  2. Invention
  3. Television

Environment

Environment: Weather

  1. Cold
  2. Frost
  3. Heat
  4. Mild
  5. Rain
  6. Storm
  7. Sun
  8. Sunshine
  9. Warmth

Relationships

Relationships: Civic

  1. child protection

Relationships: Friendship

  1. Childhood friends
  2. Racial

Relationships: Interspecies

  1. Man-dog
  2. Man-horse
  3. Man-mule
  4. Man-nature

Relationships: Romantic

  1. Courtship
  2. Death
  3. Extra-marital
  4. Fiance

Relationships: Sexual

  1. Adultery

Themes and Motifs

Themes and Motifs: Appearance

  1. Complexion
  2. Cosmetics
  3. Inscrutable Has note.
  4. Nakedness
  5. Perspective Has note.
  6. Scruffiness
  7. Similarity

Themes and Motifs: Art

  1. Music
  2. Painting
  3. Poetry
  4. Power of
  5. Sculpture

Themes and Motifs: Determinism

  1. Lack of choice

Themes and Motifs: Futility

  1. When will it stop

Themes and Motifs: Inheritance

  1. Traits Has note.

Themes and Motifs: Meaning

  1. Mystery

Themes and Motifs: Money

  1. Collecting money Has note.
  2. Dowry
  3. Expenses
  4. Filthy lucre Has note.
  5. Gold
  6. In prospect
  7. Loot
  8. Lost
  9. Luxury
  10. Owed Has note.
  11. Recovery
  12. Refund
  13. Reward
  14. Stolen

Themes and Motifs: Morals

  1. Chivalry
  2. Honor
  3. Hypocrisy
  4. Injustice
  5. Justice Has note.
  6. Protest
  7. Responsibility
  8. Right Has note.

Themes and Motifs: Supernatural

  1. Ghost
  2. Insight
  3. Place