Term ID Vocabularysort descending Parent Term Description
1540 Relationships Institutional Minister and parishioner
604 Relationships Familial Mother-daughter
1271 Relationships Familial Mother-daughter passim
4550 Relationships Familial Mother-in-law
4837 Relationships Familial Mother-infant
656 Relationships Familial Mother-son
2472 Relationships Familial Mother-son
1859 Relationships Familial Motherhood

As a part of one's identity. I created it when Temple Drake (in Requiem) notes that she had become a mother but never exorcised her culturally improper sexual desires. SR

4307 Relationships Romantic Multiple

I created this term for Gavin Stevens's multiple romantic relationships in Knight's Gambit to capture the emotional rather than sexual nature of his attachments.--LW

752 Relationships Social Neighbor
4229 Relationships Familial Nepotism
879 Relationships Interracial Networks
2256 Relationships Intergenerational Obligation
913 Relationships Familial Orphan
2041 Relationships Ancestral Parent's great-grandparent
4486 Relationships Hierarchical Parent-child
965 Relationships Familial Parents-children
3191 Relationships Economical Partnership
4455 Relationships Hierarchical Pastor-congregant
828 Relationships Social Paternalism
3937 Relationships Familial Patriarch
1366 Relationships Familial Physical discipline
1384 Relationships Familial Physical resemblances
2868 Relationships Civic Pillar of the community
1773 Relationships Institutional Police-arrestee
2461 Relationships Civic Postal carrier-community
5487 Relationships Romantic Potential
4130 Relationships Interracial Prospective

When characters discuss or a character thinks about the possibility of an interracial relationship. SR

2844 Relationships Sexual Prostitute-Client
4638 Relationships Familial Providing for
4876 Relationships Interracial Pseudo-family
1631 Relationships Friendship Racial

I did not create this definition, but I read this as friendships that occur by virtue of people being of the same race. For example, Ned and Ephum in the Reivers are surrounded by white people and form friendship. Not sure how this term is meant to be used though. JB

4712 Relationships Marital Re-marriage
4151 Relationships Marital Reconciliation
700 Relationships Commercial Rivalry
725 Relationships Intergenerational Rivalry
404 Relationships (First level term) Romantic
1575 Relationships Interracial Romantic
3557 Relationships Friendship School classmates
3086 Relationships Marital Secrecy
1328 Relationships Marital Separated
482 Relationships (First level term) Sexual
3104 Relationships Romantic Sexual
560 Relationships Marital Shotgun marriage
620 Relationships Familial Sibling
4131 Relationships Interracial Siblings
922 Relationships Familial Sister-sister
664 Relationships Social Snobbery
405 Relationships (First level term) Social
4969 Relationships Social Social organizations
3089 Relationships Marital Social respectability
1013 Relationships Marital Spousal privilege
3837 Relationships Familial Stepparent-child
4552 Relationships Marital Strife
5285 Relationships Familial Support|Neglect
1562 Relationships Familial Surrogate
741 Relationships Hierarchical Teacher-student
5112 Relationships Economical Trustee-ward
2417 Relationships Intergenerational Tutor-student
1953 Relationships Familial Twins
4159 Relationships Familial Uncertain relationship
496 Relationships Familial Uncle-nephew
2444 Relationships Intergenerational Uncle-nephew
2974 Relationships Familial Uncle-niece
2947 Relationships Romantic Unrequited
1334 Relationships Marital Vicarious wedding
4058 Relationships Marital Violence
2754 Relationships Civic Voting
3094 Relationships Marital Wedding
946 Relationships Interracial White-black
4285 Relationships Familial Widower
2704 Relationships Interspecies Woman-horse
1202 Themes and Motifs Recurring Tropes "Wait"

Spoken by a character to pause or slow down narration by another character so s/he can process the significance or take over the narration. The classic examples are from ABSALOM, but it's a signature verbal formula across Faulkner. JW

910 Themes and Motifs Absence/Loss Abandonment
2880 Themes and Motifs Time Abrupt shift in time

For when a narrative makes an abrupt or unexpected shift in time - as in Benjy's narrative in S&F.

1327 Themes and Motifs Absence/Loss Absence
617 Themes and Motifs Absence/Loss Absence as disguise

This was created to note Flem Snopes' calculated absence during the horse auction, the way he has orchestrated it from behind the scene. I'm not sure this occurs with anyone but Flem, but it occurs multiple times in his case. SR

1331 Themes and Motifs Absence/Loss Absence as loss
5275 Themes and Motifs Absence/Loss Absence as presence
4512 Themes and Motifs Absence/Loss Absence of sound
358 Themes and Motifs (First level term) Absence/Loss
2604 Themes and Motifs Meaning Absurdity
1689 Themes and Motifs Chaos/Order Accident
4419 Themes and Motifs Texts Accounts
517 Themes and Motifs Arrivals/Departures Advent
5401 Themes and Motifs Meaning Aesthetic experience
3798 Themes and Motifs Art African American music
626 Themes and Motifs Community African-American
2232 Themes and Motifs Death Afterlife
3214 Themes and Motifs Objects Air gun
3252 Themes and Motifs Objects Airplane
1459 Themes and Motifs Arrivals/Departures Alarm

This is whenever a character arrives or departs to communicate a message of alarm. JB

1783 Themes and Motifs Naming Alias
2331 Themes and Motifs Community Alienation
4447 Themes and Motifs Exile Alienation from nature
3010 Themes and Motifs Animals Alligators
3448 Themes and Motifs Absence/Loss Aloneness

As in the "aloneness" Addie Bundren seeks to have violated in As I Lay Dying. EKP

4747 Themes and Motifs Death Ambiguous circumstances
538 Themes and Motifs Character Ambitious
5519 Themes and Motifs Character Amoral