Vocabulary: Cultural Issues
Term ID Term Parentsort ascending Description
1505 Fog of War War
1508 Insubordination War
1711 American Revolution War
1712 War of 1812 War
1808 Scorched-earth policy War

This refers specifically to the events describing the destruction of Southern plantations, cities, railroads, etc., by Union forces during the Civil War. Frequently the narratives associate these actions directly with "Sherman," a hated name in Faulkner's South.

1962 Capture War
2101 Civil War War
2133 Displacement War
2134 Demotion War
2142 Spanish American War War
2492 Revenge War
2520 Going to war War
2546 Stolen valor War

Whenever someone claims to have fought in a war, but it is implied that he (always he) did not do so. This comes up quite a bit in Faulkner. JB

2633 Return from war War
2665 Draft evasion / Draft dodging War
2686 Return to war War
2702 Destruction War
2705 Sabotage War
2756 Reconstruction War
2850 Trenches War
2861 Mexican War
3408 Grand Army of the Republic / G.A.R. War
3432 Noncombatant War
3436 Peace War
3490 Civil War consequences War
3635 Recuperation War
3637 Plunder War
3708 Military rank of general War
4077 Royal Air Force War
4079 U.S. Army War
4181 As metaphor War
4212 Psychological effects War
4222 Prisoner War
4228 Military awards War
4274 Military reassignment War
4275 Casualties of war War
4276 Cost of war War
4397 Bivouac fires War
4407 Profiting from war War
4561 Glorification War
4695 On homefront War
4763 Desertion War
4772 Retreat War
4776 Rules of engagement War
4784 Military service War

Whenever a character did or did not serve in the military during war. In this case, it is Redmond in The Unvanquished (225), but another example is Percy Grimm. JHB

4823 Campaign War
4824 Irregular troop War
4828 Violence against civilians War
4911 Refugee War
4916 Indian / Native American wars War
4927 Jacobite Rebellion War
4976 Korean War War
4977 As educational War
5318 Veterans War

This is a general marker for anything to do with veterans. The specific instance is the relationship between Jock and Captain Warren in "Death Drag." Although this is technically a "relationship" between veterans, the occurrence is so rare that it makes more sense to create a generic term.

5489 Naval warfare War
5505 Atrocity War
5516 Bombing War
Vocabulary: Actions
Term ID Term Parentsort ascending Description
550 Fighting Violent
659 Hitting Violent
672 Entry Violent
799 Animal abuse Violent
819 Murder Violent
943 Vengeance Violent
1079 Domestic violence Violent
1081 Restraining Violent
1248 Assault Violent
1253 Shooting Violent
1400 Suicide Violent
1429 Kidnapping Violent
1430 Dehumanization Violent

Treating a person through one's actions as if they are an object rather than a fellow human being. BR

1436 Lynch mob Violent
1750 Threatening Violent
1834 Animal predatory behavior Violent
1835 Destructive behavior Violent

Should "destructive" be a second-level category for "Actions"? (Violent seems wrong for things like vandalism.) -JBP

1969 Arson Violent
2072 Killing of animals Violent

This was added to refer to violence related to the killing of animals, either by humans or by other animals. (Some overlap, perhaps, with Animal predatory behavior.) -JBP

2482 Whipping Violent
2483 Kicking Violent
2490 Dragging Violent
2715 Killing in war Violent
2740 Raiding Violent
2750 Stabbing Violent
2764 Intimidation Violent
2902 Animal attack on human Violent
2945 Interracial Violent
3260 Violence against animals Violent
3378 Slapping Violent
3387 Beating Violent
3487 Car accident Violent
3749 Throwing downstairs Violent
3794 Sexual assault Violent
3824 Castration Violent
3825 Self-mutilation Violent
3997 Scratching Violent
4016 Boxing Violent
4041 Intent to kill Violent
4168 Poisoning Violent
4231 Homicide Violent
4299 Explosion Violent
4413 Airplane crash Violent