Keywords

Term ID Vocabularysort descending Parent Term Description
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
2236 Themes and Motifs Objects Anchovies
4741 Themes and Motifs Determinism And an animal
3060 Themes and Motifs Naming And caste
4950 Themes and Motifs Time And change
5377 Themes and Motifs Art And civilization
4428 Themes and Motifs Death And inheritance
3193 Themes and Motifs Past And monuments
2082 Themes and Motifs Death Animal bear
2073 Themes and Motifs Death Animal Dog
2910 Themes and Motifs Death Animal horse
4535 Themes and Motifs Death Animal mule
364 Themes and Motifs (First level term) Animals
4847 Themes and Motifs Texts Anthropological
2749 Themes and Motifs Time Anticipation
3099 Themes and Motifs Death Anticipation of death
1615 Themes and Motifs Objects Antlers
2379 Themes and Motifs Animals Ants
3455 Themes and Motifs Past Anxiety about|Resistance to change
4216 Themes and Motifs Recurring Tropes Apotheosis
4209 Themes and Motifs Recurring Tropes Apparition
1090 Themes and Motifs (First level term) Appearance
631 Themes and Motifs Body Appearance-plain
3738 Themes and Motifs Objects Apple tree
3145 Themes and Motifs Body Arm
1667 Themes and Motifs Arrivals/Departures Arrival
2503 Themes and Motifs Arrivals/Departures Arrival in Yoknapatawpha
362 Themes and Motifs (First level term) Arrivals/Departures
363 Themes and Motifs (First level term) Art
2022 Themes and Motifs Character Artist
3444 Themes and Motifs Art Artistic creation
5231 Themes and Motifs Appearance As character
3059 Themes and Motifs Past As explanatory
3103 Themes and Motifs Money As motive
4513 Themes and Motifs Money As symbol

I added this term for when money is representative of something, like Chick's shame in Intruder. LW

5529 Themes and Motifs Naming As tribute
2865 Themes and Motifs Character Assertive
4831 Themes and Motifs Home Attacked
2460 Themes and Motifs Absence/Loss Attempt to find substitute
1520 Themes and Motifs Story-telling Audience response
3312 Themes and Motifs Time Awareness of time
1247 Themes and Motifs Objects Ax
3112 Themes and Motifs Objects Baby bottle
1571 Themes and Motifs Values Bad conduct
4286 Themes and Motifs Chaos/Order Balance
3480 Themes and Motifs Appearance Baldness
1825 Themes and Motifs Objects Ballot Box
2359 Themes and Motifs Character Barbarism
739 Themes and Motifs Character Bargainer
1823 Themes and Motifs Objects Basket
3263 Themes and Motifs Animals Bats
734 Themes and Motifs Animals Bear
2322 Themes and Motifs Appearance Beautiful/handsome
3994 Themes and Motifs Animals Beavers
3276 Themes and Motifs Objects Bed
3166 Themes and Motifs Time Being in time

Added to mark those moments when Quentin Compson explicitly refers to being "in" time -- subject to it, existing within it and unable to stop or evade its progression. This is opposite of course to those moments when he is "outside" of time and all that entails. JBP

3294 Themes and Motifs Time Being late / tardiness
3293 Themes and Motifs Time Being on time / punctuality
3167 Themes and Motifs Time Being outside of time
1982 Themes and Motifs Recurring Tropes Belatedness
4374 Themes and Motifs Home Belonging
3850 Themes and Motifs Recurring Tropes Beyond

I added this keyword to mark places where a character or text contemplates or imagines exceeding ordinary or usual boundaries. Specifically, this was added for when Quentin starts imagining "a hell beyond that" for him and Caddy. It can be used when "beyond" or a similar construction is used in figurative ways. JBP

1388 Themes and Motifs Objects Bible
4818 Themes and Motifs Texts Bible
3674 Themes and Motifs Money Bill
1393 Themes and Motifs Animals Birds
3011 Themes and Motifs Animals Bison
3880 Themes and Motifs Character Blackguard
3416 Themes and Motifs Absence/Loss Blame
680 Themes and Motifs Body Blood
4509 Themes and Motifs Animals Bluejays
2070 Themes and Motifs Objects Boat
365 Themes and Motifs (First level term) Body
5491 Themes and Motifs Objects Bomb-sight
2911 Themes and Motifs Death Bones
3457 Themes and Motifs Character Bookishness
2452 Themes and Motifs Objects Books
3039 Themes and Motifs Objects Booksatchel
2469 Themes and Motifs Objects Bottle
2905 Themes and Motifs Objects Bow and arrow
3563 Themes and Motifs Body Bowels
3138 Themes and Motifs Objects Bowl
2615 Themes and Motifs Body Brain / mind
4951 Themes and Motifs Naming Brand name
941 Themes and Motifs Objects Brass
4259 Themes and Motifs Character Bravado
3668 Themes and Motifs Character Bravery
3998 Themes and Motifs Body Breast
3177 Themes and Motifs Objects Bricks
4733 Themes and Motifs Objects Briefcase
3364 Themes and Motifs Objects Broken glass

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