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Term ID Vocabularysort descending Parent Term Description
931 Themes and Motifs Death Funeral
939 Themes and Motifs Animals Ownership
941 Themes and Motifs Objects Brass
945 Themes and Motifs Death Response to
955 Themes and Motifs Objects Heirloom
985 Themes and Motifs Death Indian burial practices
988 Themes and Motifs Death Execution
989 Themes and Motifs Arrivals/Departures Jailbreak
995 Themes and Motifs Arrivals/Departures Relocation
999 Themes and Motifs Animals Panther
1000 Themes and Motifs Absence/Loss Vanishing Indian
1001 Themes and Motifs Objects Watch
1002 Themes and Motifs Animals Wildcats
1003 Themes and Motifs Supernatural Insight
1006 Themes and Motifs Philosophical Freedom
1024 Themes and Motifs Recurring Tropes Twilight
1032 Themes and Motifs Recurring Tropes Gaze
1040 Themes and Motifs Objects Wagon
1041 Themes and Motifs Objects Truck
1042 Themes and Motifs Objects Cigar
1052 Themes and Motifs Animals Quail
1056 Themes and Motifs Psychological Peace
1062 Themes and Motifs Objects Well
1063 Themes and Motifs Money Dowry
1069 Themes and Motifs Home Dwelling
1080 Themes and Motifs Animals Frogs
1090 Themes and Motifs (First level term) Appearance
1091 Themes and Motifs (First level term) Inheritance
1092 Themes and Motifs (First level term) Morals
1093 Themes and Motifs (First level term) Past
1104 Themes and Motifs Values Greed
1107 Themes and Motifs Character Maturity
1112 Themes and Motifs Objects Fire
1115 Themes and Motifs Values Justice
1127 Themes and Motifs Objects Coffee
1129 Themes and Motifs Objects Honeysuckle
1131 Themes and Motifs Story-telling Story-telling passim
1137 Themes and Motifs Morals Justice

When explicitly considered as a moral issue. JW

1138 Themes and Motifs Morals Right

As in rightness, explicitly considered as a moral issue. JW

1141 Themes and Motifs Absence/Loss Kinlessness

I chose this term because it includes orphanhood but isn't limited to it. JW

1159 Themes and Motifs Philosophical Human nature
1160 Themes and Motifs Inheritance Traits

In the biological sense rather than the legal or economic one: inherited physical, psychological, or moral characteristics. JW

1161 Themes and Motifs Morals Responsibility
1166 Themes and Motifs Naming Named for historical figure
1177 Themes and Motifs Recurring Tropes Endurance
1183 Themes and Motifs Objects Shotgun
1187 Themes and Motifs Character Independence
1196 Themes and Motifs Character Work ethic
1201 Themes and Motifs Animals Goat
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

1210 Themes and Motifs Naming False name
1221 Themes and Motifs Animals Cicadas
1222 Themes and Motifs Animals Lightning bugs
1223 Themes and Motifs Philosophical Suffering
1224 Themes and Motifs Character Honesty
1226 Themes and Motifs Character Responsibility
1227 Themes and Motifs Character Trust
1235 Themes and Motifs Character Pride
1242 Themes and Motifs Arrivals/Departures Departure
1243 Themes and Motifs Appearance Complexion
1245 Themes and Motifs Morals Injustice
1247 Themes and Motifs Objects Ax
1252 Themes and Motifs Money Filthy lucre

When money elicits moral contempt: as tainted, corrupting, compromised, beneath one. JW

1256 Themes and Motifs Recurring Tropes Going fast
1259 Themes and Motifs Recurring Tropes Tomorrow and tomorrow
1260 Themes and Motifs Animals Bugs
1261 Themes and Motifs Body Flesh
1268 Themes and Motifs Objects Candle
1280 Themes and Motifs Arrivals/Departures Return home
1282 Themes and Motifs Absence/Loss Money|Wealth
1283 Themes and Motifs Home Home as prison
1297 Themes and Motifs Money Recovery
1301 Themes and Motifs Psychological Paranoia
1303 Themes and Motifs Past Parental
1305 Themes and Motifs Home Estranged
1310 Themes and Motifs Psychological Madness
1320 Themes and Motifs Morals Chivalry
1322 Themes and Motifs Past Past in present
1324 Themes and Motifs Animals Metaphorical elephant
1327 Themes and Motifs Absence/Loss Absence
1331 Themes and Motifs Absence/Loss Absence as loss
1332 Themes and Motifs Recurring Tropes Nothingness
1333 Themes and Motifs Psychological Obsession
1343 Themes and Motifs Texts Letters
1345 Themes and Motifs Futility When will it stop
1347 Themes and Motifs Determinism Lack of choice
1349 Themes and Motifs Death In childbirth
1350 Themes and Motifs Death Car accident
1352 Themes and Motifs Recurring Tropes Life as repetition
1369 Themes and Motifs Chaos/Order Chaos
1385 Themes and Motifs Absence/Loss Capture as loss
1387 Themes and Motifs Chaos/Order Out of ordered place

This phrase derives from the last words of The Sound and the Fury: "each in its ordered place." It is used when the expected order is radically unsettled, such as when one of the spotted horses goes inside Mrs. Littlejohn's house or the mule gets into Mrs. Hait's yard, and so on. SR

1388 Themes and Motifs Objects Bible
1391 Themes and Motifs Objects Suitcase
1393 Themes and Motifs Animals Birds
1395 Themes and Motifs Objects knife
1398 Themes and Motifs Morals Hypocrisy
1401 Themes and Motifs Body Pregnancy
1404 Themes and Motifs Psychological Terror
1417 Themes and Motifs Naming Renaming

When a character is given or takes a new name due to a change in their identity. BR

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