Keywords

Term ID Vocabularysort descending Parent Term Description
5336 Actions Bodily Sleeplessness
5337 Actions Agricultural Planting
5343 Actions Work Railroad workers
406 Aesthetics (First level term) Allusion, Historical
407 Aesthetics (First level term) Diction
408 Aesthetics (First level term) Figures of Speech
409 Aesthetics (First level term) Genre Conventions
410 Aesthetics (First level term) Interpretation
411 Aesthetics (First level term) Narrative
412 Aesthetics (First level term) Recurring Episodes
413 Aesthetics (First level term) Media
414 Aesthetics (First level term) Style
415 Aesthetics (First level term) Tone
416 Aesthetics (First level term) Typography/Orthography
483 Aesthetics (First level term) Intertextuality
484 Aesthetics (First level term) Metafictional
485 Aesthetics (First level term) Ambiguity
487 Aesthetics Narrative First-person vernacular
488 Aesthetics Narrative First-person vernacular passim
490 Aesthetics Narrative First-person
494 Aesthetics Narrative First-person passim
495 Aesthetics Figures of Speech Monument
501 Aesthetics Genre Conventions Tall tale
504 Aesthetics Narrative First-person plural passim
516 Aesthetics Typography/Orthography Italics
520 Aesthetics Genre Conventions Gothic
527 Aesthetics Figures of Speech People compared to animals
586 Aesthetics Narrative Communal narrative
598 Aesthetics Typography/Orthography Handwriting
608 Aesthetics Figures of Speech Simile
613 Aesthetics Narrative Indeterminacy
622 Aesthetics Diction Western vernacular
627 Aesthetics Figures of Speech Water
641 Aesthetics Style Neologism
666 Aesthetics Figures of Speech Shadow
668 Aesthetics Narrative Temporal projection

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

679 Aesthetics Figures of Speech Mask
682 Aesthetics Figures of Speech Simile-mask
690 Aesthetics Diction African American vernacular dialect
705 Aesthetics Diction Racist term
740 Aesthetics Diction Accent
742 Aesthetics Tone Elegiac
746 Aesthetics Tone Nostalgic
760 Aesthetics Figures of Speech Exoticism
849 Aesthetics Diction Double entendre
884 Aesthetics Allusion, Historical MacArthur, Douglas
915 Aesthetics Figures of Speech Eyes
919 Aesthetics Allusion, Historical Hitler, Adolph
930 Aesthetics Diction Neologism

This keyword can be used for terms and words invented by Faulkner, including portmanteau words, hyphenated words (e.g., "ax-squared"), non-hyphenated words (e.g., "deathcolored"), onomatopoeic words, or other similar constructions. Not all hyphenated words would qualify as a neologism, such as "mud-caked" or "three-foot-high" which are too commonplace to qualify as neologisms. -CR

932 Aesthetics Figures of Speech Hyperbole
933 Aesthetics Typography/Orthography Underlining
947 Aesthetics Intertextuality Shakespeare
957 Aesthetics Allusion, Historical Aztec tribes
959 Aesthetics Allusion, Historical Polynesian tribes
966 Aesthetics Style Character portrait
979 Aesthetics Diction Rural vernacular
982 Aesthetics Narrative Repetition
997 Aesthetics Allusion, Historical Roosevelt, Franklin D.
998 Aesthetics Tone Humorous
1004 Aesthetics Genre Conventions Minstrelsy
1016 Aesthetics Narrative Conjectural narration

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

1030 Aesthetics Figures of Speech Metaphor
1049 Aesthetics Intertextuality Embedded text, cursive

This term was created In reference to the names "George Wilkins" and "Nathalie Beauchamp" written by hand on the wedding license in "Point of Law." JW

1095 Aesthetics (First level term) Allusion, Biblical
1096 Aesthetics (First level term) Allusion, Geographical
1097 Aesthetics (First level term) Allusion, Literary
1098 Aesthetics (First level term) Allusion, Mythical
1099 Aesthetics (First level term) Description
1100 Aesthetics (First level term) Language
1101 Aesthetics (First level term) Symbolism
1116 Aesthetics Figures of Speech Negation

This is the term for when the narrative suggests an image or action, but only in the act of denying it: "He was not crying." EP

1119 Aesthetics Allusion, Geographical Jackson, Mississippi
1120 Aesthetics Allusion, Geographical Senegambia
1121 Aesthetics Allusion, Biblical Pharaoh
1122 Aesthetics Allusion, Biblical Benjamin
1123 Aesthetics Allusion, Historical Washington, George
1135 Aesthetics Allusion, Geographical Harvard University
1136 Aesthetics Allusion, Geographical Heidelberg, Germany
1139 Aesthetics Narrative Self-correction

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

1153 Aesthetics Description Character portrait
1167 Aesthetics Allusion, Historical Jackson, Thomas "Stonewall"
1172 Aesthetics Genre Conventions Mystery
1180 Aesthetics Intertextuality Embedded text, lettering
1186 Aesthetics Narrative Collaborative narration

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

1204 Aesthetics Description Eyes
1215 Aesthetics Allusion, Historical Longstreet, James
1265 Aesthetics Allusion, Geographical France
1266 Aesthetics Allusion, Literary Gulliver's Travels
1267 Aesthetics Style Unfinished sentence
1274 Aesthetics Allusion, Literary Coleridge, Samuel
1278 Aesthetics Allusion, Mythical Fate
1279 Aesthetics Allusion, Mythical Vestal
1308 Aesthetics Typography/Orthography Dots

This is for the occasions when Faulkner uses a series of dots as a feature of his prose - i.e. ". . ." or ". . . . . ." We can't call these dots ellipses, because they do not represent anything being left out of the text. The most disconcerting use of this technique is in "Miss Zilphia Gant." SR

1315 Aesthetics Symbolism Freudian
1323 Aesthetics Symbolism Shadows
1336 Aesthetics Allusion, Biblical Christ
1361 Aesthetics Tone Sarcastic
1364 Aesthetics Narrative Pause
1370 Aesthetics Tone Farce
1380 Aesthetics Language Ah-Ah-Ah

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