Keywords

Term ID Vocabularysort descending Parent Term Description
2454 Themes and Motifs Objects Keys
4905 Themes and Motifs Recurring Tropes Killing first deer/marked with blood
3917 Themes and Motifs Death Killing oneself slowly
1141 Themes and Motifs Absence/Loss Kinlessness

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

3573 Themes and Motifs Body Knee
1395 Themes and Motifs Objects knife
4136 Themes and Motifs Community Knowledge
1347 Themes and Motifs Determinism Lack of choice
4642 Themes and Motifs Money Lacking
3971 Themes and Motifs Objects Ladder
3506 Themes and Motifs Objects Lamp or lantern
4483 Themes and Motifs Recurring Tropes Laughter as sign of madness
2681 Themes and Motifs Objects Lawnmower
2683 Themes and Motifs Character Laziness
2206 Themes and Motifs Psychological Learning disability
2656 Themes and Motifs Arrivals/Departures Leaving
2094 Themes and Motifs Arrivals/Departures Leaving home
1731 Themes and Motifs Texts Ledger
4933 Themes and Motifs Death Left for dead
3992 Themes and Motifs Body Legs
788 Themes and Motifs Objects Letter
1705 Themes and Motifs Texts Letter of protest
1343 Themes and Motifs Texts Letters
1695 Themes and Motifs Values Liberty
3920 Themes and Motifs Appearance Librarian look
1352 Themes and Motifs Recurring Tropes Life as repetition
1222 Themes and Motifs Animals Lightning bugs
3303 Themes and Motifs Death Like death
3419 Themes and Motifs Death Liminal

For events in which the boundary between life and death is blurred, such as when Dewey Dell describes her father as looking "like right after the maul hits the steer and it no longer alive and dont yet know that it is dead." EKP

3833 Themes and Motifs Meaning Limitations of words / language
2795 Themes and Motifs Animals Lion
3990 Themes and Motifs Body Lips
4670 Themes and Motifs Art Lithographs
3271 Themes and Motifs Recurring Tropes Little sister
1968 Themes and Motifs Absence/Loss Livestock
1812 Themes and Motifs Time Living in the present

Added to describe Boon Hogganbeck at end of "Lion" (and related texts like "The Bear" in GDM) - someone "living in the moment," with no regard at all to the past.

3382 Themes and Motifs Community Local legends

I created this term in response to the local legend of Melisandre Backus Harriss that Chick inherits in "Knight's Gambit."--LW

2455 Themes and Motifs Objects Locks
3621 Themes and Motifs Naming Long name
2158 Themes and Motifs Time Long passage of time

Perhaps self-evident, but for when a text makes a huge jump in time very quickly -- Zilphia Gant sitting beside the window "for twelve years," for instance. JBP

3270 Themes and Motifs Death Longing for death
1999 Themes and Motifs Money Loot
3826 Themes and Motifs Absence/Loss Losing vs never having

Added for when Quentin makes the observation, about a man who castrated himself, "It's not not having them. It's never to have had them." I believe similar ideas crop up elsewhere in Faulkner - distinguishing between having and losing, or never having in the first place. JBP

2089 Themes and Motifs Absence/Loss Loss of animal companion
3132 Themes and Motifs Absence/Loss Loss of innocence
2450 Themes and Motifs Absence/Loss Loss of object
2216 Themes and Motifs Money Lost
4368 Themes and Motifs Time Lost time
1583 Themes and Motifs Values Love
2721 Themes and Motifs Texts Love letter
510 Themes and Motifs Values Loyalty
4660 Themes and Motifs Morals Loyalty
2272 Themes and Motifs Philosophical Luck
3700 Themes and Motifs Objects Luggage
1454 Themes and Motifs Money Luxury
2717 Themes and Motifs Objects Machine gun
1310 Themes and Motifs Psychological Madness
4703 Themes and Motifs Texts Magazine
5139 Themes and Motifs Objects Magazine
2249 Themes and Motifs Objects Magnet
3589 Themes and Motifs Body Male body
1807 Themes and Motifs Psychological Manipulation
4044 Themes and Motifs Texts Map
4767 Themes and Motifs Objects Map
2518 Themes and Motifs Objects Marble columns
4278 Themes and Motifs Objects Matchstick
871 Themes and Motifs Absence/Loss Material
4457 Themes and Motifs Meaning Maternity
1107 Themes and Motifs Character Maturity
2659 Themes and Motifs Recurring Tropes Mausoleum
4289 Themes and Motifs Meaning Maybe as concept
381 Themes and Motifs (First level term) Meaning
5407 Themes and Motifs Money Meaning of
2378 Themes and Motifs Meaning Meaninglessness
3515 Themes and Motifs Time Measuring time
2718 Themes and Motifs Objects Medal
2622 Themes and Motifs Recurring Tropes Mediation

Used to describe the state of being mediated, especially a relationship where the perceiver looks upon or through a medium. JC

460 Themes and Motifs (First level term) Memory
805 Themes and Motifs Absence/Loss Men
4339 Themes and Motifs Body Mental disability
4118 Themes and Motifs Objects Metal detector
1324 Themes and Motifs Animals Metaphorical elephant
3509 Themes and Motifs Philosophical Metaphysics
4666 Themes and Motifs Animals Mice
3023 Themes and Motifs Texts Military communications
3188 Themes and Motifs Absence/Loss Military defeat
4626 Themes and Motifs Objects Military equipment
2497 Themes and Motifs Objects Milk
2629 Themes and Motifs Objects Mirror
3160 Themes and Motifs Meaning Misinterpretation
5154 Themes and Motifs Values Misogyny
4148 Themes and Motifs Absence/Loss Missing
3245 Themes and Motifs Animals Mockingbird
2790 Themes and Motifs Death Moment of
382 Themes and Motifs (First level term) Money
4477 Themes and Motifs Money Money order
1282 Themes and Motifs Absence/Loss Money|Wealth
1803 Themes and Motifs Objects Monument
1630 Themes and Motifs Values Moral authority
3722 Themes and Motifs Morals Morality

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