Keywords

Term ID Vocabulary Parentsort descending Term Description
3145 Themes and Motifs Body Arm
3148 Themes and Motifs Body Shoulder
3157 Themes and Motifs Body Testicles
3278 Themes and Motifs Body Excrement
3301 Themes and Motifs Body Foot / Feet
3554 Themes and Motifs Body Fingers
3563 Themes and Motifs Body Bowels
3573 Themes and Motifs Body Knee
3582 Themes and Motifs Body Skin
3589 Themes and Motifs Body Male body
3687 Themes and Motifs Body Heels
3740 Themes and Motifs Body Eyelashes
3891 Themes and Motifs Body Jaw
3951 Themes and Motifs Body Hips
3952 Themes and Motifs Body Thighs
3987 Themes and Motifs Body Waist
3990 Themes and Motifs Body Lips
3992 Themes and Motifs Body Legs
3995 Themes and Motifs Body Chins
3996 Themes and Motifs Body Forehead
3998 Themes and Motifs Body Breast
4040 Themes and Motifs Body Throat
4211 Themes and Motifs Body Physical disability
4255 Themes and Motifs Body Symbolism

This term refers to the body itself being referred to symbolically, as when in AILD Peabody says death is "no more than a single family or tenant moving out of a tenement or a town" or the subadar in "Ad Astra" referring to the body as "a room in the inn . . . where we hide for a little while" (420). CR

4339 Themes and Motifs Body Mental disability
4528 Themes and Motifs Body Prosthetic
4870 Themes and Motifs Body Straightened hair
5137 Themes and Motifs Body Naked
5578 Themes and Motifs Body Buttocks
503 Themes and Motifs Chaos/Order Disorder
594 Themes and Motifs Chaos/Order Wildness
601 Themes and Motifs Chaos/Order Control
1369 Themes and Motifs Chaos/Order Chaos
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

1689 Themes and Motifs Chaos/Order Accident
1779 Themes and Motifs Chaos/Order Divine plan
1894 Themes and Motifs Chaos/Order Creation
2416 Themes and Motifs Chaos/Order Restoring order
2509 Themes and Motifs Chaos/Order Creating order
3734 Themes and Motifs Chaos/Order Confusion
4048 Themes and Motifs Chaos/Order Order in a courtroom
4286 Themes and Motifs Chaos/Order Balance
4511 Themes and Motifs Chaos/Order Emptiness
4646 Themes and Motifs Chaos/Order Social order|disorder
4755 Themes and Motifs Chaos/Order Entropy
4835 Themes and Motifs Chaos/Order Order
4993 Themes and Motifs Chaos/Order Domestic
538 Themes and Motifs Character Ambitious
647 Themes and Motifs Character Innocence
727 Themes and Motifs Character Fool|Foolishness
739 Themes and Motifs Character Bargainer
816 Themes and Motifs Character Predatory
1107 Themes and Motifs Character Maturity
1187 Themes and Motifs Character Independence
1196 Themes and Motifs Character Work ethic
1224 Themes and Motifs Character Honesty
1226 Themes and Motifs Character Responsibility
1227 Themes and Motifs Character Trust
1235 Themes and Motifs Character Pride
1926 Themes and Motifs Character Teetotaler
2020 Themes and Motifs Character Forbearance
2022 Themes and Motifs Character Artist
2024 Themes and Motifs Character Ruthless
2025 Themes and Motifs Character Vanity
2080 Themes and Motifs Character Power
2088 Themes and Motifs Character Swagger
2104 Themes and Motifs Character Unruliness
2108 Themes and Motifs Character Resolve
2113 Themes and Motifs Character Playfulness
2235 Themes and Motifs Character Recklessness
2258 Themes and Motifs Character Opportunism
2266 Themes and Motifs Character Comforter
2308 Themes and Motifs Character Regal
2332 Themes and Motifs Character Personality change
2334 Themes and Motifs Character Integrity
2358 Themes and Motifs Character Sophistication
2359 Themes and Motifs Character Barbarism
2368 Themes and Motifs Character Provincialism
2389 Themes and Motifs Character Naivety
2403 Themes and Motifs Character Gambler
2407 Themes and Motifs Character Inherited traits
2494 Themes and Motifs Character Tenderness
2648 Themes and Motifs Character Principle
2649 Themes and Motifs Character Reputation
2679 Themes and Motifs Character Impotence

This entry can refer both to, and beyond, the physiological to denote the inability to achieve an aim, dream or ambition. In Absalom 149.4, Sutpen provides an example; he still has the same ruthless ambition, but can no longer realize it, reduced as he is to tending his store and drinking with Wash Jones. JC

2683 Themes and Motifs Character Laziness
2696 Themes and Motifs Character Intelligence
2739 Themes and Motifs Character Greed
2741 Themes and Motifs Character Coward
2848 Themes and Motifs Character Violent
2856 Themes and Motifs Character Noisiness
2865 Themes and Motifs Character Assertive
2904 Themes and Motifs Character Cruel
3253 Themes and Motifs Character Impulsiveness
3456 Themes and Motifs Character Duty
3457 Themes and Motifs Character Bookishness
3536 Themes and Motifs Character Childlike
3537 Themes and Motifs Character Reliability
3641 Themes and Motifs Character Precision
3668 Themes and Motifs Character Bravery

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