Vocabulary: Environment
Term IDsort descending Term Parent Description
917 Night Atmospheric
920 Porch Domestic Space
926 Creek Natural
929 Country vs city Place
942 Office Place
951 Delta rivers Natural
977 Dining room Domestic Space
984 Racial confusion Domestic Space
994 Race Domestic Space
1005 Railroad log line Place
1008 Backyard Domestic Space
1019 Gate Domestic Space
Vocabulary: Themes and Motifs
Term IDsort descending Term Parent Description
918 Steamboat Objects
925 Raccoon Animals
931 Funeral Death
939 Ownership Animals
941 Brass Objects
945 Response to Death
955 Heirloom Objects
985 Indian burial practices Death
988 Execution Death
989 Jailbreak Arrivals/Departures
995 Relocation Arrivals/Departures
999 Panther Animals
1000 Vanishing Indian Absence/Loss
1001 Watch Objects
1002 Wildcats Animals
1003 Insight Supernatural
1006 Freedom Philosophical
Vocabulary: Aesthetics
Term IDsort descending Term Parent Description
919 Hitler, Adolph Allusion, Historical
930 Neologism Diction

This keyword can be used for terms and words invented by Faulkner, including portmanteau words, hyphenated words (e.g., "ax-squared"), non-hyphenated words (e.g., "deathcolored"), onomatopoeic words, or other similar constructions. Not all hyphenated words would qualify as a neologism, such as "mud-caked" or "three-foot-high" which are too commonplace to qualify as neologisms. -CR

932 Hyperbole Figures of Speech
933 Underlining Typography/Orthography
947 Shakespeare Intertextuality
957 Aztec tribes Allusion, Historical
959 Polynesian tribes Allusion, Historical
966 Character portrait Style
979 Rural vernacular Diction
982 Repetition Narrative
997 Roosevelt, Franklin D. Allusion, Historical
998 Humorous Tone
1004 Minstrelsy Genre Conventions
1016 Conjectural narration Narrative

This is the term I came up with to describe situations where the narrator (I was thinking mainly of anonymous narrators) uses phrases like "perhaps," "probably," "might," "maybe" to weaken the certainty or authority of what's being narrated. Where, that is, the narrator hedges his bets. JW

Vocabulary: Cultural Issues
Term IDsort descending Term Parent Description
921 Pacific Ocean Global
923 Adolescence Age
924 Southern woman Gender
934 Poker game Entertainment
935 Patriotism War
940 Breaking and entering Crime
948 Lost Cause Region
954 Hunter Identity, Personal
958 Clearing the land Progress
960 Japanese Nationality
961 Godhead Religion
962 Police Law
963 Return War
968 Making whisky Crime
969 Manslaughter Crime
972 Cotton farming Land-Use
974 Racialized Labor
978 World War I War
980 Trains Progress
983 Aboriginal Land-Use
990 Penalty for Crime
991 Stereotype sweat Race
993 Draft War
996 Black property ownership Race
1007 White savior Race
1009 Witness Law
1010 Farming Labor
1011 Legal issue Law
1014 Spousal privilege Law
1018 Self-sufficiency Economy
Vocabulary: Relationships
Term IDsort descending Term Parent Description
922 Sister-sister Familial
946 White-black Interracial
952 Competitive Interracial
965 Parents-children Familial
973 Landlord-tenant Commercial
987 Indian Ancestral
1012 Conflict Familial
1013 Spousal privilege Marital
Vocabulary: Actions
Term IDsort descending Term Parent Description
928 Boat Movement
936 Seeing Perceptual
937 Gambling Play
938 Pursuit Physical
943 Vengeance Violent
944 Listen Verbal
949 Marriage Interaction, Social
950 Exasperation Emotional
953 Bleeding Bodily
956 Grinning Bodily
964 Arguing Verbal
967 Rivalry Interaction, Private
970 Idleness Bodily
971 Dialogue Verbal
975 Jealousy Emotional
976 Leadership Interaction, Social
981 Understanding Mental
986 Law enforcement Work
1017 Driving Movement