Term ID Vocabulary Parent Termsort descending Description
3591 Actions Play Sports Crew / rowing
2205 Actions Play Sports Golf
4746 Themes and Motifs Death Spousal
1013 Relationships Marital Spousal privilege
1014 Cultural Issues Law Spousal privilege
1822 Environment Natural Spring
551 Environment Time of Year Spring
2894 Environment Place Spring
2283 Actions Perceptual Spying

Any time a character or characters looks at someone or something while attempting to remain undetected. JB

5227 Environment Atmospheric Squalor
1792 Aesthetics Typography/Orthography Square brackets
5120 Actions Physical Squatting
1604 Actions Bodily Squatting
1809 Themes and Motifs Animals Squirrel
1817 Actions Hunting Squirrel hunting
2881 Aesthetics Allusion, Geographical St. Louis
2750 Actions Violent Stabbing
4838 Environment Place Stable
1020 Environment Domestic Space Stable
3056 Aesthetics Description Stage direction
2319 Aesthetics Figures of Speech Stage manager
1527 Themes and Motifs Objects Stained glass window
2610 Environment Domestic Space Stairway
1413 Actions Physical Stalking
5136 Actions Bodily Standing
4588 Actions Legal Standing guard
3399 Environment Olfactory Starch
1072 Actions Bodily Staring
4018 Environment Atmospheric Starlight
2221 Environment Natural Stars
5140 Actions Physical Starting fire
3908 Actions Physical Starting over
1898 Actions Bodily Starvation
3004 Cultural Issues Government State capital
5517 Cultural Issues Government State government
3026 Cultural Issues Government State laws and regulations
3139 Actions Verbal Stating intent to leave home / run away
2059 Cultural Issues Materialism Status

Any material acquisition that signifies a marker of status. Lucius Priest buying an automobile because Colonel Sartoris had one. J. Burgers.

1258 Cultural Issues Class Status, low
1113 Actions Moral Stealing
2669 Cultural Issues History Stealing Indian land
3533 Cultural Issues Technology Steam locomotive
918 Themes and Motifs Objects Steamboat
2517 Actions Movement Steamboat
5511 Cultural Issues Technology Steamboats
3877 Aesthetics Figures of Speech Stencil
3837 Relationships Familial Stepparent-child
3647 Cultural Issues Race Stereotype black women's sexual promiscuity
1124 Cultural Issues Race Stereotype cannibalism
872 Cultural Issues Race Stereotype eyes
3939 Cultural Issues Gender Stereotype librarian / school teacher
4566 Cultural Issues Race Stereotype lower intelligence
1499 Cultural Issues Race Stereotype mule
4584 Cultural Issues Race Stereotype Superstitious
991 Cultural Issues Race Stereotype sweat
837 Cultural Issues Race Stereotype: smell
1940 Cultural Issues Race Stereotype: teeth
5311 Aesthetics Diction Stereotypical Jewish accent

Whenever the text imitates a Jewish accent. JHB

2866 Environment Atmospheric Sterile
710 Themes and Motifs Objects Still
581 Environment Atmospheric Stillness
3418 Themes and Motifs Recurring Tropes Stillness
3068 Themes and Motifs Money Stingy with money
2119 Actions Economic Stock trading

Term for those who buy or sell "stock" - horses, mules, etc. -JBP

4319 Cultural Issues Clothes Stockings
4484 Themes and Motifs Character stoic
2217 Themes and Motifs Money Stolen
2546 Cultural Issues War Stolen valor

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

1740 Themes and Motifs Body Stomach/belly
2597 Aesthetics Figures of Speech Stone
3783 Environment Place Stone wall
4889 Actions Movement Stopping
491 Environment Public Store
1843 Actions Work Store clerk
4022 Cultural Issues Clothes Store clothes
5527 Actions Economic Store owner
3504 Actions Interaction, Private Store owner-customer
2262 Environment Public Store porch
3496 Environment Public Store window
5334 Cultural Issues Alcohol Store-bought vs moonshine
5403 Aesthetics Allusion, Geographical Stork Club
2273 Environment Weather Storm
392 Themes and Motifs (First level term) Story-telling
1131 Themes and Motifs Story-telling Story-telling passim
1185 Actions Verbal Storytelling
2150 Themes and Motifs Objects Stove
2603 Themes and Motifs Objects Stove polish
3695 Aesthetics Allusion, Literary Stowe, Harriet Beecher
4870 Themes and Motifs Body Straightened hair
4424 Themes and Motifs Community Stranger

I'm thinking of the times when someone enters a community who is unknown and the collective community has suspicions about this character. A clear example would be Lena Grove. (jj)

3578 Actions Interaction, Private Strangers in a public place

For when two people happen to interact in some way in the street or some other public place. Added for Quentin's various chance encounters with people during his long day of travel in and around Cambridge. JBP

1460 Cultural Issues War Strategy

Although technically strategy and tactics are two different elements of war, for the time being they have been collapsed into the same keyword unless there are really nuanced discussions of either in Faulkner. JB

2212 Aesthetics Narrative Stream of consciousness narration
2039 Environment Public Street
3499 Actions Interaction, Private Street vendor / service worker
2557 Actions Movement Streetcar
3868 Cultural Issues Progress Streetcar line
3574 Environment Auditory Streetcar sound
4708 Cultural Issues Technology Streetcars
3689 Environment Atmospheric Streetlamp