Vocabulary: Cultural Issues
Term IDsort descending Term Parent Description
1628 Initiation Ritual
1629 Ritual Hunting and Fishing
1632 Funeral Ritual
1633 Annual Hunting and Fishing
1634 Spiritual Land-Use
1635 Agricultural Land-Use
1640 Body Gender
1641 Baptist Religion
1642 Episcopal Religion
1643 Clothing Gender
1645 Shawl Clothes
1652 Reconstruction Region
1655 Widow Gender
1656 Mourning Clothes
1657 Bonnet Clothes
1660 Explorers History
1662 Historical Progress
1663 Invention Technology
1664 Television Technology
1665 Technological Progress
1668 Community Food
1670 Veil Clothes
1672 Founding fathers History
1674 Indian Removal History
1675 Religion Progress
1676 Education Progress
1677 Requirements Progress
1684 Ironies of Progress
1693 Ambiguous Identity, Personal
1694 Frontier times Progress
1697 Building structure Progress
1703 Mail delivery Progress
1706 Renovations Progress
1708 Frontier to civilization Progress
1710 Arthritis Health and Illness
1711 American Revolution War
1712 War of 1812 War
1713 National authority Government
1716 Right of secession Government
1718 Lynching Violence
1720 On frontier Identity, Personal
1722 Municipal meeting Government
1727 And race Clothes
Vocabulary: Themes and Motifs
Term IDsort descending Term Parent Description
1630 Moral authority Values
1646 Parasol Objects
1647 Surrey Objects
1653 Trunk Objects
1658 Umbrella Objects
1666 Wedding Community
1667 Arrival Arrivals/Departures
1671 Old days Story-telling
1678 Civic records Texts
1681 Iron box Objects
1689 Accident Chaos/Order
1695 Liberty Values
1700 Padlock Objects
1702 Place name Naming
1705 Letter of protest Texts
1709 Newspapers Texts
1719 Race horse Animals
1721 Reward Money
1723 In prospect Money
1725 Disappearance Absence/Loss
Vocabulary: Relationships
Term IDsort descending Term Parent Description
1631 Racial Friendship

I did not create this definition, but I read this as friendships that occur by virtue of people being of the same race. For example, Ned and Ephum in the Reivers are surrounded by white people and form friendship. Not sure how this term is meant to be used though. JB

Vocabulary: Aesthetics
Term IDsort descending Term Parent Description
1636 Indian Language
1637 Epiphany Narrative
1638 Anti-climax Narrative
1639 Withholding Narrative
1650 Self-Reflective Narrative
1659 Frame Narrative

Though somewhat obvious, this refers to a "nested" narrative where a story is told by someone to someone else. The example here is the opening of The Reivers, where the entire text is framed as being told to Lucius III by Lucius II. JB

1661 Explorers Allusion, Historical
1685 Napoleon Allusion, Historical
1686 Damocles sword Allusion, Mythical
1687 Parentheses Narrative
1688 Debunking story Interpretation
1692 Ambiguity Interpretation
1698 Dillinger, John Allusion, Historical
1699 James, Jesse Allusion, Historical
1715 Created by characters Symbolism
Vocabulary: Actions
Term IDsort descending Term Parent Description
1644 Teaching Domestic
1648 Getting water Work
1649 Embarrassment Emotional
1651 Crying Emotional
1654 Defeat Emotional
1679 Record keeping Legal
1680 Building structure Work
1682 Frontier life Interaction, Social
1683 Marketing Interaction, Social
1691 Barbecue Interaction, Social
1701 Making progress Interaction, Social
1704 Civic dispute Interaction, Social
1707 Constant Movement
1717 Locking up Legal
1724 Incarcerating Interaction, Social
1726 Watching Perceptual
Vocabulary: Environment
Term IDsort descending Term Parent Description
1669 Chaos Atmospheric
1673 Pioneer settlement Public
1690 July Fourth Time of Year
1696 Frontier Place
1714 Postal horn Auditory