Keywords

Term ID Vocabularysort ascending Parent Term Description
2040 Environment Time of Year Friday
2044 Environment Place River-bottom
2045 Environment Time of Year Hunting season
2049 Environment Place Moon
2050 Environment Place Mars
2063 Environment Olfactory Gasoline
2069 Environment Time of Day Daytime
2071 Environment Natural River
2099 Environment Atmospheric Sunlight
2114 Environment Atmospheric Firelight
2115 Environment Weather Frost
2124 Environment Domestic Space Confined living quarters

Refers to when a text draws attention to the relative smallness or confined nature of where a character resides - a "single room twelve feet square," for example. -JBP

2125 Environment Place Vacant lot
2129 Environment Auditory Bugle
2135 Environment Olfactory Bad smell
2139 Environment Place Power Plant
2153 Environment Weather Mild
2157 Environment Place Lonelier parts of town

Term for when a text makes reference to parts of town with fewer people or streets -- outskirts, edge of town, "less frequented" (as in "Miss Zilphia Gant"), and so forth. JBP

2185 Environment Atmospheric Claustrophobic
2201 Environment Olfactory Old woman smell

For when Faulkner texts make explicit reference to the smell of elderly (old) women - "faint odor of old maidens" in "Go Down, Moses," the "rank smell of female old flesh" in "Absalom," etc. (Question: Does Faulkner ever reference the smell of old MEN?) JBP

2215 Environment Public Golf course
2221 Environment Natural Stars
2224 Environment Weather Warmth
2233 Environment Place Railroad
2234 Environment Atmospheric Spectral
2240 Environment Olfactory Smelling death
2252 Environment Natural Trees
2253 Environment Olfactory Trees
2262 Environment Public Store porch
2273 Environment Weather Storm
2274 Environment Place Motordrome
2281 Environment Domestic Space Garage

Any structure used for the storage of a motor vehicle. In The Reivers this is continuously referred to as the "carriage house", but since it is now an automobile that it houses, I am calling it a garage. This might be more useful for scholars than carriage house. JB

2306 Environment Time of Year Planting time
2344 Environment Time of Year Christmas Eve
2351 Environment Domestic Space Carriage house
2399 Environment Place Brothel / Bordello
2430 Environment Place Hotel kitchen
2449 Environment Place Graveyard
2481 Environment Olfactory Rain
2484 Environment Time of Day Evening
2485 Environment Olfactory Locust
2487 Environment Olfactory Cigar
2488 Environment Auditory Birdsong
2493 Environment Weather Cloud
2498 Environment Auditory Industry
2538 Environment Place Fishing camp
2539 Environment Public Bridge
2543 Environment Place Outlaw country

On a number of occasions, Faulkner makes reference to stretches of outlaw country. Places where illegal and illicit practices transpire, but there is no enforcement by local or federal authority. This is particular in reference to Frenchman's Bend in the Hamlet, but also Ballenbaugh's historic emergence in the Reivers. JB

2548 Environment Domestic Space Loft
2549 Environment Auditory Nature

The sounds of nature, generally on a quiet night. JB

2555 Environment Time of Day Lunch
2558 Environment Olfactory Bordello
2560 Environment Domestic Space Bathroom
2561 Environment Place Paducah
2610 Environment Domestic Space Stairway
2685 Environment Auditory Bees
2689 Environment Atmospheric Candlelight
2690 Environment Atmospheric Creepy
2710 Environment Time of Day Sunday morning
2714 Environment Time of Day Breakfast
2731 Environment Time of Year October
2732 Environment Place Church
2747 Environment Weather Snow
2760 Environment Domestic Space Log yard
2765 Environment Public Sidewalk
2766 Environment Place Saloon
2769 Environment Public Train Station/Train depot
2770 Environment Olfactory Urine
2771 Environment Auditory Murmur
2772 Environment Olfactory Alcohol
2787 Environment Time of Year September
2805 Environment Place Road
2806 Environment Public Pasture

There is already an entry for Domestic Space -> Pasture. This refers to a pasture that is not part of a domestic space. JB

2814 Environment Domestic Space Lean-to
2817 Environment Olfactory Sweat
2822 Environment Domestic Space Barn
2858 Environment Olfactory Must
2866 Environment Atmospheric Sterile
2875 Environment Domestic Space Servants' home

For when a text draws attention to the home of a servant (not necessarily a slave quarter) - the servants' homes in "The Sound and the Fury," for instance, or maybe in "The Unvanquished." -JBP

2894 Environment Place Spring
2916 Environment Time of Year January
2919 Environment Domestic Space Cellar
2925 Environment Natural Grass
2926 Environment Natural Dew
2927 Environment Auditory Insect sounds
2929 Environment Auditory Tree / leaves
2930 Environment Olfactory Smelling trees
2932 Environment Olfactory Perfume smell
2935 Environment Domestic Space Ladies parlor
2949 Environment Domestic Space Office
2957 Environment Auditory Barking
2960 Environment Place Speakeasy
2983 Environment Auditory Unseen voice
2984 Environment Domestic Space Apartment
2996 Environment Olfactory Weed
3006 Environment Natural Prehistoric forces
3057 Environment Time of Day Wee hours
3058 Environment Place Official office
3070 Environment Auditory Clock ticking
3071 Environment Auditory Rain on roof

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