Term ID Vocabulary Parent Termsort descending Description
4303 Aesthetics Allusion, Literary Cervantes, Miguel de
5283 Cultural Issues Law Chain gang
1891 Aesthetics Figures of Speech Chains
3066 Themes and Motifs Objects Chair
2137 Cultural Issues Religion Challenge

When characters actively set themselves at odds with a religious deity or institution, such as when Jewel in AILD gripes, "if there is a God what the hell is He for." EP

2340 Themes and Motifs Objects Chamber pot
2920 Cultural Issues Alcohol Champagne
4736 Cultural Issues Law Chancellor
2034 Themes and Motifs Objects Chandlier
3395 Cultural Issues Health and Illness Change of environment

Created for people like Melisandre Backus Harriss's children who relocate to Europe for their health.--LW

2433 Themes and Motifs Naming Change over time
4271 Cultural Issues Clothes Changing clothes
2047 Cultural Issues Modernity Changing customs
3002 Actions Mental Changing one's mind
2294 Cultural Issues Gender Changing relationships

Any time the changing norms and values surrounding gender are commented upon. JB

1340 Actions Mental Channeling

An unFaulknerian term for what Zilphia does when, in Jefferson, she lives "vicariously and transcendentally" inside the lives of her former husband and his new wife in another state, or what Darl does so often in As I Lay Dying. SR

3450 Actions Verbal Chanting
1369 Themes and Motifs Chaos/Order Chaos
1669 Environment Atmospheric Chaos
385 Themes and Motifs (First level term) Chaos/Order
3623 Environment Public Chapel
3297 Cultural Issues Education Chapel Service (morning prayers)
366 Themes and Motifs (First level term) Character
1153 Aesthetics Description Character portrait
966 Aesthetics Style Character portrait
2914 Actions Legal Charge/accuse
4656 Themes and Motifs Values Charity
2725 Relationships Civic Charity
1754 Actions Interaction, Social Charity

Here charity is understood as a communal act and is therefore a social interaction. JB

3579 Aesthetics Allusion, Geographical Charles River
3241 Aesthetics Allusion, Geographical Charleston, South Carolina
3931 Actions Physical Chase
1498 Actions Movement Chasing
2511 Themes and Motifs Recurring Tropes Chasing a person

For the many instances when a human being is hunted by others - the slave in "Red Leaves," the architect in Absalom!, Christmas several times in Light in August, Miss Quentin in The Sound and the Fury, etc. SR

3829 Cultural Issues Gender Chastity / purity
4675 Themes and Motifs Objects Chastity belt
5117 Aesthetics Allusion, Historical Chateau-Thierry
2882 Aesthetics Allusion, Geographical Chattanooga, Tennessee
2436 Actions Verbal Chatter
3688 Cultural Issues Gender Chauvinism / Misogyny
3757 Actions Moral Cheating
4119 Themes and Motifs Money Check
2729 Actions Play Checkers
4443 Aesthetics Figures of Speech Chess
2730 Actions Play Chess
3903 Aesthetics Figures of Speech Chess imagery stalemate
1851 Actions Bodily Chewing
2167 Aesthetics Allusion, Geographical Chicago
4811 Aesthetics Allusion, Historical Chickamauga
826 Cultural Issues Race Chickasaw
4031 Environment Domestic Space Chicken coop / hen house
1739 Themes and Motifs Animals Chickens/roosters
2955 Aesthetics Allusion, Geographical Chickhahominy River
4997 Themes and Motifs Death Child
1291 Cultural Issues Violence Child abuse
678 Relationships Hierarchical Child as authority
1209 Actions Domestic Child care
5290 Actions Agricultural Child labor
1397 Relationships Civic child protection
4472 Actions Economic Child support
2684 Themes and Motifs Naming Child's name
5228 Aesthetics Narrative Child's perspective
1519 Relationships Interracial Child-adult
4336 Actions Domestic Child-rearing
1237 Actions Bodily Childbirth
1288 Cultural Issues Age Childhood
1298 Relationships Friendship Childhood friends
3505 Relationships Familial Childlessness
3536 Themes and Motifs Character Childlike
2192 Actions Play Children playing
3788 Aesthetics Allusion, Mythical Chimera / Chimaera
3995 Themes and Motifs Body Chins
2775 Cultural Issues Religion Chistian Scientist
1320 Themes and Motifs Morals Chivalry
662 Cultural Issues Gender Chivalry
1440 Actions Bodily Choking
1212 Actions Agricultural Chopping
1059 Actions Physical Chopping wood
902 Actions Work Chopping wood
1336 Aesthetics Allusion, Biblical Christ
2506 Aesthetics Symbolism Christian
3272 Themes and Motifs Art Christian art or iconography
4515 Cultural Issues Religion Christianity
1197 Environment Time of Year Christmas
4709 Themes and Motifs Texts Christmas card
2344 Environment Time of Year Christmas Eve
3529 Cultural Issues Ritual Christmas gift game
3542 Cultural Issues Ritual Christmas holiday traditions
4850 Environment Time of Year Christmas, figuratively
2096 Aesthetics Narrative Chronological enjambment

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

1942 Environment Public Church
2713 Actions Interaction, Social Church
2732 Environment Place Church
3298 Cultural Issues Religion Church service
3869 Environment Public Church steeple
5323 Relationships Institutional Church-Town

Relationship between any of the Churches and the Town in which they are situated. The specific example here is that even though Reverend Schultz and his church found a new clerk to replace Uncle Willy, no one trusted the new stranger.

4277 Aesthetics Allusion, Historical Churchill, John, Duke of Marlborough
4314 Actions Work Churning butter
1221 Themes and Motifs Animals Cicadas
4522 Aesthetics Allusion, Literary Cicero