Keywords

Term ID Vocabularysort ascending Parent Term Description
2745 Actions Emotional Curious
2748 Actions Verbal Self-justifying
2750 Actions Violent Stabbing
2752 Actions Verbal Yelling
2753 Actions Physical Holding
2755 Actions Physical Clearing land
2757 Actions Physical Sleeping
2759 Actions Physical Getting water
2761 Actions Physical Sawing
2763 Actions Emotional Comforting
2764 Actions Violent Intimidation
2776 Actions Emotional Homesickness|Longing for home
2778 Actions Moral Blackmail
2779 Actions Emotional Indignation
2783 Actions Physical Sitting
2785 Actions Interaction, Social Shaking hands
2788 Actions Emotional Repentance
2789 Actions Physical Gardening
2793 Actions Hunting Panther hunting
2794 Actions Hunting Lion hunting
2800 Actions Bodily Smelling
2813 Actions Physical Bathing
2823 Actions Communication Gossip

The original definition here was "informal oral networks", which was too technical, but perhaps more accurate. In essence, gossip here is a means for the whole community to become aware of news. JB

2847 Actions Mental Predicting
2854 Actions Emotional Waiting
2867 Actions Emotional Coldness
2870 Actions Physical Burning
2888 Actions Verbal Revealing

Whenever a character accidentally or intentionally reveals an important piece of information. For example, Lucius revealing that Miss Corrie's real name is Everbe to Boon in The Reivers (212).

2891 Actions Communication Post card
2893 Actions Moral Reform
2902 Actions Violent Animal attack on human
2903 Actions Emotional Cruelty
2912 Actions Mental Disbelief
2913 Actions Hunting Fishing
2914 Actions Legal Charge/accuse
2917 Actions Mental Repression
2918 Actions Physical Obeying / obedience
2921 Actions Perceptual Tasting
2922 Actions Perceptual Tickling
2923 Actions Interaction, Social Celebration
2937 Actions Emotional Intuition
2942 Actions Communication Car horn
2945 Actions Violent Interracial
2973 Actions Mental Thinking
2976 Actions Physical Touching
2977 Actions Physical Embrace / hugging
2979 Actions Legal Pronouncing sentence
2990 Actions Emotional Guilt
2991 Actions Verbal Accusatory
3002 Actions Mental Changing one's mind
3022 Actions Military Destruction of enemy property
3041 Actions Physical Escape from confinement
3047 Actions Mental Hallucinating
3048 Actions Economic Offering to sell
3049 Actions Economic Taking without paying

Somewhat distinct from stealing; this is for when someone confiscates, keeps, or otherwise takes something for which payment might ordinarily be expected. (The incident of the golfer keeping the golf ball that Luster tries to sell to him, for example.) -JBP

3054 Actions Emotional Mourning
3072 Actions Physical Nonverbal taunting or teasing
3073 Actions Moral Punishment
3078 Actions Bodily Feeling pain
3090 Actions Emotional Apathy
3091 Actions Physical Travel
3095 Actions Moral Purification
3098 Actions Mental Studying
3100 Actions Verbal Sharing confidences
3111 Actions Bodily Kissing
3114 Actions Bodily Kneeling
3115 Actions Emotional Resignation
3126 Actions Verbal Calling

To cover when a character calls or summons someone else (cf. Dilsey calling Miss Quentin to supper). Could also perhaps be used for when someone uses a telephone to call someone else, though that might be conveyed by other keywords as well. -JBP

3127 Actions Verbal Wishing
3128 Actions Verbal Refusing
3130 Actions Physical Pushing away
3139 Actions Verbal Stating intent to leave home / run away
3140 Actions Physical Climbing stairs
3142 Actions Emotional Sulking
3147 Actions Physical Lifting
3152 Actions Verbal Mumbling
3154 Actions Physical Confining
3155 Actions Physical Locking a door
3171 Actions Emotional Cynicism
3175 Actions Communication Graffiti
3184 Actions Military Retreat
3190 Actions Economic Partnership
3212 Actions Communication Transcribing
3213 Actions Perceptual Sensing the past
3223 Actions Bodily Miscarriage
3260 Actions Violent Violence against animals
3264 Actions Physical Wagon|Car maintenance
3265 Actions Verbal Ordering
3277 Actions Non-human Animal senses
3288 Actions Communication Marriage announcement
3311 Actions Verbal Insulting
3313 Actions Legal Bonding
3315 Actions Economic Banking
3316 Actions Economic Lending Money
3319 Actions Non-human Bird watching a human
3321 Actions Non-human Bird flying
3327 Actions Mental Fantasizing
3329 Actions Physical Inaction / Not doing something
3334 Actions Legal Hearing
3338 Actions Physical Driving

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