Keywords


Actions

Actions: Military

  1. Combat
  2. Enlistment
  3. Escape

Actions: Non-human

  1. Attack
  2. Decay
  3. Escape

Aesthetics

Aesthetics: Genre Conventions

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

Aesthetics: Interpretation

  1. Ambiguity
  2. Debunking story

Aesthetics: Intertextuality

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

Aesthetics: Metafictional

  1. Painting
  2. Picture/image
  3. Projection
  4. Signs

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. Grist mill Has note.
  5. Soil quality

Cultural Issues: Alcohol

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

Cultural Issues: Cultural Identity

  1. America and opportunity
  2. Anglophiloe
  3. North vs South
  4. Puritan

Cultural Issues: Entertainment

  1. Baseball
  2. Football
  3. Motoring Has note.
  4. Movies
  5. Poker game
  6. 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. Communal story
  2. Community collective Has note.
  3. Mob behavior
  4. Social Shaming

Cultural Issues: Hunting and Fishing

  1. Annual
  2. Knowledge
  3. Marksmanship
  4. Misconduct
  5. Recreation
  6. Ritual
  7. 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
  2. Speed Has note.

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

Environment


Relationships

Relationships: Friendship

  1. Childhood friends
  2. Male-male attraction
  3. Racial Has note.

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: Determinism

  1. Lack of choice
  2. new item

Themes and Motifs: Exile

  1. Indian Removal

Themes and Motifs: Futility

  1. When will it stop

Themes and Motifs: Inheritance

  1. Traits Has note.

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. Faith
  3. Honor
  4. Hypocrisy
  5. Injustice
  6. Justice Has note.
  7. Protest
  8. Responsibility
  9. Right Has note.

Themes and Motifs: Supernatural

  1. Ghost
  2. Insight
  3. Phantom
  4. Place
  5. Soul
  6. Spell
  7. Telepathy