Keywords

Term ID Vocabulary Parent Termsort descending Description
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
5414 Aesthetics Allusion, Geographical China
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

Any time someone refers to Christmas in relation to it being a particularly auspicious day. In this case, it is being used by "Uncle Willy" to describe when he'll be in California (242). JB

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
5477 Aesthetics Allusion, Historical Churchill, Winston
4314 Actions Work Churning butter
1221 Themes and Motifs Animals Cicadas
4522 Aesthetics Allusion, Literary Cicero
1042 Themes and Motifs Objects Cigar
2487 Environment Olfactory Cigar
3800 Themes and Motifs Objects Cigarette
5406 Themes and Motifs Objects Cigarette lighter
3176 Aesthetics Allusion, Historical Cincinnatus
3662 Cultural Issues Entertainment Circus
4051 Themes and Motifs Texts Citizenship papers
1837 Environment Place City

For when a place is characterized by its built-up nature, especially as a contrast to town or rural places (e.g., "the tall buildings and the hard pavements and the street cars" in "Lion"). JBP

1849 Cultural Issues Politics City government
4737 Cultural Issues Ritual Civic
398 Relationships (First level term) Civic
2412 Cultural Issues Economy Civic boosterism
1729 Actions Interaction, Social Civic discussion
1704 Actions Interaction, Social Civic dispute
3033 Cultural Issues Entertainment Civic events
2514 Cultural Issues Government Civic officials
1678 Themes and Motifs Texts Civic records
1321 Relationships Marital Civil marriage
4981 Cultural Issues History Civil Rights legislation
5261 Cultural Issues Law Civil suit
292 Cultural Issues Slavery Civil War
2101 Cultural Issues War Civil War
3183 Cultural Issues History Civil War
1556 Cultural Issues History Civil War as point of reference
3490 Cultural Issues War Civil War consequences
3491 Cultural Issues History Civil War consequences
3228 Aesthetics Allusion, Historical Claiborne
1145 Actions Legal Claim
2058 Relationships Familial Clan
5492 Aesthetics Allusion, Geographical Clarksdale, Mississippi
239 Cultural Issues (First level term) Class
4248 Cultural Issues Class Class conflict
644 Cultural Issues Class Class consciousness
4720 Themes and Motifs Art Classical music
3170 Aesthetics Allusion, Literary Classical rhetoric
1760 Environment Place Classroom
2185 Environment Atmospheric Claustrophobic
1991 Aesthetics Figures of Speech Clay
2889 Cultural Issues Clothes Clean
3847 Aesthetics Figures of Speech Clean flame

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