Vocabulary: Aesthetics
Term ID Term Parent Description
1876 Scott, Walter Allusion, Literary
2599 Scratch Figures of Speech
2666 Scythe Figures of Speech
2354 Scythian Allusion, Historical
1975 Second-person directed Narrative

Whenever the narrator of the text refers to "you" as a specific subject or auditor, as is the case with Lucius II referring to Lucius III in the Reivers. This is slightly more nuanced than storytelling, which is generic. Instead this is a narrative crafted with a particular auditor in mind.

2095 Seed Figures of Speech
1139 Self-correction Narrative

When the narrator corrects, or significantly qualifies, an immediately preceding statement or account. JW

1650 Self-Reflective Narrative
2694 Semiramis Allusion, Historical
3718 Semiramis Allusion, Mythical
1120 Senegambia Allusion, Geographical
4358 Seraphim and cherubim Allusion, Biblical
5250 Sexual goddesses Allusion, Mythical
3758 Sexual symbol Symbolism
2309 Shades Allusion, Mythical
666 Shadow Figures of Speech
1323 Shadows Symbolism
947 Shakespeare Intertextuality
2762 Shakespeare, William Allusion, Literary
4882 Shared humanity Symbolism
3604 Sheep Figures of Speech
2636 Shell Figures of Speech
3828 Shelley, Percy Bysshe Allusion, Literary
4239 Sheridan, Philip Allusion, Historical
5347 Sherlock Holmes Allusion, Literary
2602 Sherman, William Tecumseh Allusion, Historical
4565 Shhhh Language
2660 Shift Tone
3666 Shiloh Allusion, Historical
4777 Shiloh Allusion, Geographical
2376 Signs Metafictional
608 Simile Figures of Speech
682 Simile-mask Figures of Speech
1903 Skeleton Figures of Speech
2595 Skull Figures of Speech
4221 Slang, military Language
4027 Slot machine Figures of Speech
4569 Smith, Al Allusion, Historical
5111 Smith, Thorne Allusion, Literary
5468 Smollett, Tobias Allusion, Literary
2618 Snake Allusion, Biblical
4922 snicksnicksnick... Language
4611 Solomon Allusion, Biblical
3478 South America Allusion, Geographical
3653 South Bend, Indiana Allusion, Geographical
3307 South Carolina Allusion, Geographical
3871 Southern dialect Diction
4960 Space program Figures of Speech
1964 Spacing Typography/Orthography
4937 Spain Allusion, Geographical
5017 Spanish Language
4579 Spanish-American War Allusion, Historical
5438 Spenser, Edmund Allusion, Literary
1792 Square brackets Typography/Orthography
2881 St. Louis Allusion, Geographical
3056 Stage direction Description
2319 Stage manager Figures of Speech
5602 Steamboat race Allusion, Historical
3877 Stencil Figures of Speech
5311 Stereotypical Jewish accent Diction

Whenever the text imitates a Jewish accent. JHB

2597 Stone Figures of Speech
5403 Stork Club Allusion, Geographical
3695 Stowe, Harriet Beecher Allusion, Literary
2212 Stream of consciousness narration Narrative
414 Style (First level term)
2312 Styx Allusion, Mythical
5445 Suckling, John Allusion, Literary
3242 Sugar Islands|Carribbean Allusion, Geographical
2315 Summary Narrative
5270 Suspended|Resumed Narrative
4107 Suspense Narrative
5057 Sutpen rejects KKK Recurring Episodes
5052 Sutpen's arrival Recurring Episodes
3741 Swallows Figures of Speech
4090 Swine Figures of Speech
2784 Sword Allusion, Biblical
1101 Symbolism (First level term)
3151 Synesthesia Figures of Speech

For when description in a text merges sensory perceptions. Added for when Benjy in S&F describes "hearing it getting night ... hearing it getting dark." -JBP

4135 Syria Allusion, Geographical
1973 Tableau Description
4122 Taft, President Allusion, Historical
2367 Talisman Figures of Speech
501 Tall tale Genre Conventions
5083 Tallahatchie River Allusion, Geographical
2566 Tamerlane Allusion, Historical
4931 Tarleton, Banastre Allusion, Historical
1875 Taylor, Jeremy Allusion, Literary
4189 Technological imagery Figures of Speech
5064 Temple at Goodwin's Recurring Episodes
5065 Temple at Reba's Recurring Episodes
5062 Temple leaves train Recurring Episodes
5066 Temple testifying Recurring Episodes
4445 Temporal discontinuity Narrative

When narrative relates events in achronological order, i.e. event3 followed by event1 followed by event2, etc. Cf. opening paragraph of Sanctuary. SR

668 Temporal projection Narrative

When the narrative gets ahead of itself, for example in "Race at Morning" Event 305.1 begins "Then we seen him for the first time," but that does not actually happen until two Events later, 305.3, "and then suddenly . . . the buck hisself" (305). It doesn't matter whether the narrative is looking forward a dozen sentences or a hundred pages, whenever it explicitly anticipates something that it won't actually depict until a later Event, it's "Temporal projection." SR

2786 Ten Commandments Allusion, Biblical
2580 Tennessee Allusion, Geographical
4786 Tennessee Junction, Tennessee Allusion, Geographical
5192 Tennyson, Alfred Allusion, Literary
3474 Texas Allusion, Geographical
5037 Texas horses auctioned Recurring Episodes