Keywords

Vocabulary: Aesthetics
Term ID Term Parent Description
5405 Central Park Allusion, Geographical
3423 Cerberus Allusion, Mythical
4303 Cervantes, Miguel de Allusion, Literary
1891 Chains Figures of Speech
5451 Chaplin, Charlie Allusion, Historical
966 Character portrait Style
1153 Character portrait Description
3579 Charles River Allusion, Geographical
3241 Charleston, South Carolina Allusion, Geographical
5117 Chateau-Thierry Allusion, Historical
2882 Chattanooga, Tennessee Allusion, Geographical
4443 Chess Figures of Speech
3903 Chess imagery stalemate Figures of Speech
2167 Chicago Allusion, Geographical
4811 Chickamauga Allusion, Historical
2955 Chickhahominy River Allusion, Geographical
5228 Child's perspective Narrative
3788 Chimera / Chimaera Allusion, Mythical
5414 China Allusion, Geographical
1336 Christ Allusion, Biblical
2506 Christian Symbolism
2096 Chronological enjambment Narrative

When the narrative apposes two chronologically distant moments in a single sentence, right on top of each other.

4277 Churchill, John, Duke of Marlborough Allusion, Historical
5477 Churchill, Winston Allusion, Historical
4522 Cicero Allusion, Literary
3176 Cincinnatus Allusion, Historical
3228 Claiborne Allusion, Historical
5492 Clarksdale, Mississippi Allusion, Geographical
3170 Classical rhetoric Allusion, Literary
1991 Clay Figures of Speech
3847 Clean flame Figures of Speech
4152 Cleansing power of water Symbolism
4121 Cleveland, Grover Allusion, Historical
5480 Clostermann, Pierre Allusion, Historical
3372 Cloud Figures of Speech
2190 Clytemnestra Allusion, Mythical
4072 Coal dust Figures of Speech
2838 Cobb, Ty Allusion, Historical
4577 Cockrum Allusion, Geographical
4826 Cockrum Allusion, Historical
1871 Coke upon Littleton Allusion, Historical
1274 Coleridge, Samuel Allusion, Literary
1186 Collaborative narration Narrative

Any time multiple characters or voices participate in relating a story. JW

5028 Colonel Sartoris killed Recurring Episodes
3646 Color blue Description
3645 Color bronze Description
3583 Color brown Description
3822 Color gray Description
3786 Color green Description
4075 Color lilac Description
4507 Color maroon Description
3584 Color of leaf tobacco Description
3961 Color pink Description
4508 Color purple Description
3144 Color red Description
3897 Color white Description
3873 Color yellow Description
3409 Columbus, Christopher Allusion, Historical
5531 Columbus, Mississippi Allusion, Geographical
2552 Comedy Genre Conventions
5090 Commandments Allusion, Biblical
1852 Commentary Narrative
586 Communal narrative Narrative
5208 Compson land acquired Recurring Episodes
5207 Compsons sell pasture Recurring Episodes
5058 Confederate monument unveiled Recurring Episodes
5213 Confederate raid in Memphis Recurring Episodes
3568 Conflation of several possible sources Allusion, Biblical

I added this to account for a Biblical allusion ("Benjamin child of mine old age") that seems to have several possible Old Testament sources, representing a kind of conflating of those sources. JBP

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

5019 Conrad, Joseph Allusion, Literary
3280 Contemporary slang Language
3088 Contested Narrative

I created this to capture scenes when two or more characters interrupt each other's attempt to create a narrative - specifically, in the context of the way Gavin (and sometimes the Governor) seize on parts of Temple's story that she would rather not dwell on. SR

1470 Conversation with oneself Narrative
4568 Coolidge, Calvin Allusion, Historical
1877 Cooper, James Fenimore Allusion, Literary
4379 Corinth, Mississippi Allusion, Geographical
2864 Corot, Jean-Baptiste-Camille Allusion, Historical
4093 Coupled Figures of Speech
3892 Coventry, England Allusion, Geographical
1715 Created by characters Symbolism
2670 Creditor Figures of Speech
1885 Crucifixion Allusion, Biblical
2165 Crusades Allusion, Historical
2144 Cuba Allusion, Geographical
1959 Cubism Style
5523 Cumberland County, Mississippi Allusion, Geographical
3051 Cumberland Gap|Cumberland Mountains Allusion, Geographical
4612 Cyclical Narrative
1686 Damocles sword Allusion, Mythical
3851 Dante's Inferno Allusion, Literary
5436 Das Kapital Allusion, Historical
5007 Dash Typography/Orthography
2662 Davis, Jefferson Allusion, Historical
5481 Daymond Allusion, Historical
3552 De Soto, Hernando Allusion, Historical
5069 De Spain creates camp Recurring Episodes
5223 Dead-eye Dick Allusion, Historical
3516 Death / Dead imagery Figures of Speech
1688 Debunking story Interpretation
4446 Dehumanizing Figures of Speech

Narrative/narrator uses a metaphor that dehumanizes a character. Popeye "had that vicious depthless quality of stamped tin," in Sanctuary.

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