Keywords

Term ID Vocabularysort ascending Parent Term Description
2259 Actions Interaction, Social Male gathering

Added "Male gathering" to capture those moments where men gather in public spaces, like porches, stores, and on the street.--LW

2260 Actions Agricultural Cotton picking
2261 Actions Moral Exploitation
2263 Actions Mental Fatalism
2264 Actions Emotional Passivity
2282 Actions Moral Scheming

Any action that plots or plans to gain a material or social advantage over someone through immoral means. This is separate from economic scheming, which is often directly tied to a commercial situation. It is also not like deception, because the deception has not happened yet. The specific example is Boon "scheming" to take out the car, but there are other instances of characters ratiocinating or plotting to do so. JB

2283 Actions Perceptual Spying

Any time a character or characters looks at someone or something while attempting to remain undetected. JB

2286 Actions Interaction, Social Gentleman's agreement

Set of non-legally binding norms and values between two men. Distinct from Noblesse Oblige this is not class based, but gender based. Faulkner also uses this ironically at times. JB

2288 Actions Bodily Spitting
2292 Actions Domestic Packing
2297 Actions Emotional Hurried
2299 Actions Bodily Losing weight
2302 Actions Bodily Blinking
2305 Actions Emotional Regret
2325 Actions Verbal Telling
2346 Actions Emotional Ambivalence
2349 Actions Mental Unaware
2350 Actions Communication Telegraph
2355 Actions Interaction, Private Seducing
2356 Actions Emotional Detachment
2381 Actions Emotional Suspicion
2386 Actions Emotional Seduction
2394 Actions Moral Corrupting
2405 Actions Military Enlistment
2422 Actions Interaction, Social Social protest
2425 Actions Communication By sound
2426 Actions Communication Swearing
2428 Actions Communication Unsent message
2431 Actions Interaction, Social Partying
2436 Actions Verbal Chatter
2437 Actions Emotional Tolerance
2448 Actions Emotional Callousness
2457 Actions Verbal Eloquence
2463 Actions Physical Race
2465 Actions Verbal Planning
2477 Actions Physical Delivering
2478 Actions Emotional Scolding
2479 Actions Physical Taking
2480 Actions Play Playing in water

For when people (usually children) are playing (splashing, etc.) in water - a creek or branch - as in The Sound and the Fury. Distinct from "swimming" per se. JBP

2482 Actions Violent Whipping
2483 Actions Violent Kicking
2490 Actions Violent Dragging
2495 Actions Domestic Setting the table
2496 Actions Domestic Making a bed
2499 Actions Mental Nightmare
2500 Actions Bodily Groaning
2501 Actions Domestic Care
2502 Actions Emotional Petulance
2517 Actions Movement Steamboat
2519 Actions Verbal Vowing
2521 Actions Military Combat
2523 Actions Legal Trial
2524 Actions Interaction, Social Voting
2535 Actions Bodily Flatulence
2541 Actions Movement Ox
2542 Actions Movement Ferry
2547 Actions Interaction, Social Conversion

Whenever a religious person changes someone's mind on religion. The example here is Hightower taming Ballanbaugh's through violent conversion. JB

2550 Actions Movement Surrey
2554 Actions Economic Scamming
2557 Actions Movement Streetcar
2562 Actions Work Accident
2563 Actions Work Losing job
2564 Actions Work Night watchman
2574 Actions Moral Secret

This is the action of keeping a secret or deciding whether or not to keep a secret. It is not necessarily good or bad, rather keeping a secret is a type of moral choice. Since, this is a singular secret and not a protracted secret, as for example Linda Snopes's parentage, this is placed under moral actions and not themes. JB

2589 Actions Military Marching
2591 Actions Military Promotion
2605 Actions Verbal Ultimatum
2606 Actions Emotional Contempt
2627 Actions Emotional Calm
2628 Actions Verbal Rebel yell
2641 Actions Verbal Marriage proposal
2642 Actions Work Sharpening
2646 Actions Mental Submission / Acquiescence
2650 Actions Moral Forgiveness
2672 Actions Verbal Haggling
2687 Actions Physical Mimicking
2688 Actions Interaction, Social Hosting
2691 Actions Economic Investing
2701 Actions Movement Migration
2706 Actions Moral Praying
2708 Actions Bodily Laughing
2711 Actions Interaction, Social Mixed-race gathering
2713 Actions Interaction, Social Church
2715 Actions Violent Killing in war
2720 Actions Verbal Tirade
2723 Actions Movement Hot-air balloon
2726 Actions Physical new item
2727 Actions Physical Drawing
2729 Actions Play Checkers
2730 Actions Play Chess
2733 Actions Physical Praying
2734 Actions Verbal Swearing
2735 Actions Physical Walking
2736 Actions Emotional Betrayal
2738 Actions Military Riding
2740 Actions Violent Raiding
2742 Actions Verbal Lying
2745 Actions Emotional Curious
2748 Actions Verbal Self-justifying
2750 Actions Violent Stabbing

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