Keywords

Vocabulary: Themes and Motifs
Term ID Term Parentsort descending Description
4127 Retelling Story-telling
5232 Risque Story-telling
1131 Story-telling passim Story-telling
2700 Eternity Supernatural
3246 Folk customs Supernatural
3133 Folklore Supernatural
1883 Ghost Supernatural
2612 Haunted house Supernatural
2608 Haunting Supernatural
1003 Insight Supernatural
2382 Phantom Supernatural
1947 Place Supernatural
2613 Sickness Supernatural
2877 Signs / Omen Supernatural
2369 Soul / Spirit Supernatural
2385 Spell Supernatural
3134 Superstitions Supernatural
2373 Telepathy Supernatural
5498 Vision Supernatural
4419 Accounts Texts
4847 Anthropological Texts
4818 Bible Texts
906 Case file Texts
745 Census Texts
4709 Christmas card Texts
4051 Citizenship papers Texts
1678 Civic records Texts
4815 Cook book Texts
4799 Death certificate Texts
1998 Deed Texts
4860 Drawing Texts
4441 Epitaph Texts
3173 Graffiti Texts
1731 Ledger Texts
1705 Letter of protest Texts
1343 Letters Texts
2721 Love letter Texts
4703 Magazine Texts
4044 Map Texts
3023 Military communications Texts
Vocabulary: Aesthetics
Term ID Term Parentsort descending Description
5348 Address to reader Style
1451 Bricolage Style
966 Character portrait Style
1959 Cubism Style
3036 Index Style
3510 List Style
1888 Long sentence Style
3037 Long sentence passim Style
641 Neologism Style
3538 Numerous adjectives Style
2507 Present tense Style
1267 Unfinished sentence Style
2928 Archetype Symbolism

I did not see archetype anywhere else in the keyword list, so I added it here under symbolism - for when a text refers to something clearly archetypal, like the tree in S&F. -JBP

1560 Blood Symbolism
4887 Cage Symbolism
2506 Christian Symbolism
4152 Cleansing power of water Symbolism
1715 Created by characters Symbolism
4054 Fire Symbolism
1315 Freudian Symbolism
1893 Hamsa Symbolism
4821 Impermanence Symbolism
4904 Rebirth Symbolism
3106 Reflection Symbolism

Created for when a text makes explicit reference to mirrored reflection that has potential symbolic importance - created to capture Benjy's repeated references to a mirror in the library (of fire, of Caddy) that in the present day is gone (leaving only a door-like discoloration on the wall where it once had been). -JBP

5623 Roman Symbolism
3758 Sexual symbol Symbolism
1323 Shadows Symbolism
4882 Shared humanity Symbolism
2981 Theatrical Symbolism
5625 Time Symbolism
Vocabulary: Cultural Issues
Term ID Term Parentsort descending Description
5499 Appliance Technology
5542 Atomic bomb Technology
4026 Automobile Technology
5553 Cadillac Technology
2301 Car Technology
4465 Car tire Technology
5545 Construction equipment Technology
5235 Cotton gin Technology
2528 Electricity Technology
1450 Elevator Technology
1663 Invention Technology
5576 Jaguar Technology
5601 Lighting Technology

For when a text makes explicit reference to electric lighting (as opposed to light from fires, candles, etc.) JBP

2529 Neon Technology
5514 Plastics Technology
4924 Printing Technology
4639 Public telephone Technology
5416 Race Technology

Whenever someone has a different interaction with technology because of their race. This is usually a Black character who is ignorant of modernity. In this example, it is Job in "Uncle Willy" who doesn't know how to use a telephone.

4316 Radio Technology
3386 Running water Technology
3590 Ship's wheel Technology
3586 Shipping schooner Technology
3585 Shipping tugboat Technology
3533 Steam locomotive Technology
5511 Steamboats Technology
4708 Streetcars Technology
5384 Telegraph Technology
2279 Telephone Technology
1664 Television Technology
4533 Typewriter Technology

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