Vocabulary: Environment
Term ID Term Parent Description
614 Midnight Time of Day
2153 Mild Weather
4840 Military camp Place
5269 Milk Olfactory
4984 Mill Place
5181 Monastery Place
4147 Monday Time of Year
559 Monday morning Time of Day
3710 Month of brides Time of Year
1427 Moon Natural
2049 Moon Place
3946 Moon / Lunar Otherworldly
603 Moonlit Atmospheric
492 Morning Time of Day
3980 Moss Natural
2274 Motordrome Place
3540 Mountains Natural
4806 Moving wagon Auditory
3541 Mud Natural
2771 Murmur Auditory
4481 Music Auditory
2858 Must Olfactory
334 Natural (First level term)
2549 Nature Auditory

The sounds of nature, generally on a quiet night. JB

5582 Negro district Place
1503 New Year Time of Year
4874 Newspaper office Place
687 Night Time of Day
917 Night Atmospheric
4184 Nine o'clock p.m. Time of Day
747 Noon Time of Day
1608 November Time of Year
2731 October Time of Year
942 Office Place
2949 Office Domestic Space
3058 Official office Place
4944 Okatoba Place
4943 Old Jefferson Place
2201 Old woman smell Olfactory

For when Faulkner texts make explicit reference to the smell of elderly (old) women - "faint odor of old maidens" in "Go Down, Moses," the "rank smell of female old flesh" in "Absalom," etc. (Question: Does Faulkner ever reference the smell of old MEN?) JBP

335 Olfactory (First level term)
3870 One o'clock p.m. Time of Day
4007 Oppressive Atmospheric
3881 Orchard Natural
5150 Orphanage Place
336 Otherworldly (First level term)
1462 Outhouse Domestic Space
2543 Outlaw country Place

On a number of occasions, Faulkner makes reference to stretches of outlaw country. Places where illegal and illicit practices transpire, but there is no enforcement by local or federal authority. This is particular in reference to Frenchman's Bend in the Hamlet, but also Ballenbaugh's historic emergence in the Reivers. JB

3682 Oversweet organic Olfactory

Honeysuckle, but also the blooms from the "heaven tree" in Sanctuary, etc.

3381 Owls Auditory
3380 Paddock Domestic Space
2561 Paducah Place
4719 Park Place
5508 Park Public
1514 Parlor Domestic Space
1512 Pasture Domestic Space
2806 Pasture Public

There is already an entry for Domestic Space -> Pasture. This refers to a pasture that is not part of a domestic space. JB

5513 Pawn shop Place
5099 Peaceful Atmospheric
1769 Penitentiary Place
4163 Perfect Weather Weather

Perfect, that is, for the context - which can either mean clear sunlight OR pitch darkness, frost or rain. Whenever the weather feels right. For the dawn of the hunt in "Race at Morning," it means "cold and bright" (297).

2932 Perfume smell Olfactory
1673 Pioneer settlement Public
3211 Pipe smoke Olfactory
337 Place (First level term)
738 Plantation Place
748 Plantation house Domestic Space
2306 Planting time Time of Year
1290 Playground Place
2016 Pond Place
4524 Poolhall Public
2004 Poorhouse Place
920 Porch Domestic Space
3405 Post office Public
1714 Postal horn Auditory
2139 Power Plant Place
636 Pre-dawn Time of Day
3006 Prehistoric forces Natural
338 Public (First level term)
1053 Quail season Time of Year
4988 Quarters Place
4792 Quicksand Natural
3675 Quietness Auditory
994 Race Domestic Space
984 Racial confusion Domestic Space
4664 Racialized Atmospheric
2233 Railroad Place
1005 Railroad log line Place
3960 Railroad tracks Public
702 Rain Weather
2481 Rain Olfactory
3071 Rain on roof Auditory
3493 Restaurant Public
4526 Ritual Domestic Space
2071 River Natural
2044 River-bottom Place
691 Road Public
2805 Road Place
3823 Rocks / stones Natural
3973 Rodent sounds Auditory
4000 Running sound Auditory