Keywords

Vocabulary: Themes and Motifs
Term ID Term Parentsort descending Description
2020 Forbearance Character
2403 Gambler Character
5382 Generous Character
2739 Greed Character
4460 Helpless Character
1224 Honesty Character
5098 Hubris Character
4544 Humility Character
4966 Hypocrisy Character
2679 Impotence Character

This entry can refer both to, and beyond, the physiological to denote the inability to achieve an aim, dream or ambition. In Absalom 149.4, Sutpen provides an example; he still has the same ruthless ambition, but can no longer realize it, reduced as he is to tending his store and drinking with Wash Jones. JC

3253 Impulsiveness Character
1187 Independence Character
4917 Indomitable Character
4329 Inexperience Character
2407 Inherited traits Character
647 Innocence Character
2334 Integrity Character
2696 Intelligence Character
2683 Laziness Character
1107 Maturity Character
2389 Naivety Character
2856 Noisiness Character
2258 Opportunism Character
4606 Persistence Character
2332 Personality change Character
2113 Playfulness Character
4604 Popularity Character
2080 Power Character
3641 Precision Character
816 Predatory Character
1235 Pride Character
2648 Principle Character
2368 Provincialism Character
4903 Purity Character
5431 Reactionary Character
2235 Recklessness Character
2308 Regal Character
3537 Reliability Character
2649 Reputation Character
2108 Resolve Character
1226 Responsibility Character
2024 Ruthless Character
3896 Scoundrel Character
5252 Self-deception Character
4350 Self-reliance Character
4478 Self-righteousness Character
4365 Shrewdness Character
2358 Sophistication Character
4484 stoic Character
4861 Stubborn Character
4545 Stupid Character
4479 Superhuman strength Character
2088 Swagger Character
1926 Teetotaler Character
2494 Tenderness Character
1227 Trust Character
4752 Unknowable Character
2104 Unruliness Character
2025 Vanity Character
2848 Violent Character
1196 Work ethic Character
Vocabulary: Relationships
Term ID Term Parentsort descending Description
2725 Charity Civic
1397 child protection Civic
2868 Pillar of the community Civic
2461 Postal carrier-community Civic
2754 Voting Civic
Vocabulary: Cultural Issues
Term ID Term Parentsort descending Description
635 Ambition Class
2311 Aristocratic posing Class
2338 Birthright Class
1623 Blood Class
3624 British nobility Class
4390 Caste system Class
4248 Class conflict Class
644 Class consciousness Class
2007 Declasse Class

Whenever a character has suffered a loss of social status, in particular those characters formerly connected with the prominent families of Jefferson. For example, Dan Grinnup who is Louis Grenier's family. J. Burgers

2698 Dehumanization Class
2678 Disruption Class
1043 Elite Class
2898 Equality Class

Whenever there is a leveling force that allows different classes to meet on an equal playing field. In this particular example it is the horse race in The Reivers in which class and status don't matter to the observers.

3639 Etiquette Class
4908 French nobility Class
2989 Gentility Class
2009 Homelessness Class
3775 Lower class / riff-raff / canaille Class
624 Middle Class
3300 noblesse-oblige Class
4282 Planter vs farmer Class
1074 Power Class
3664 Pretension Class
1045 Professional Class
562 Respectability Class
1357 Snopesism Class
5600 Social decline Class
3452 Social mobility Class
1258 Status, low Class
4137 Town v. country/farm Class
2513 White trash Class
1174 Working Class
5587 And age Clothes
4426 And class Clothes

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