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Term ID Vocabulary Parentsort descending Term Description
4399 Themes and Motifs Recurring Tropes Glory
4483 Themes and Motifs Recurring Tropes Laughter as sign of madness
4905 Themes and Motifs Recurring Tropes Killing first deer/marked with blood
4910 Themes and Motifs Recurring Tropes Year the stars fell

Added to refer to Faulkner's reference in at least two texts to 1833, "the year the stars fell" (in Appendix and in Go Down, Moses). Seems to refer to an actual historical event of a massive meteor shower that year which many interpreted as an omen, possibly even of end of times. Here is one article referencing the event: https://www.ancestry.com/contextux/historicalinsights/night-stars-fell-m.... JBP

5329 Themes and Motifs Recurring Tropes Right-of-way

Use to identify scenes where - because of race or class - one person is denied the right-of-way in a public space. The Sutpen children being 'ridden down' by a carriage, or Mink Snopes by Houston, and so on. Includes the related episodoes of Bayard Sartoris almost driving into wagons with Negroes in them. SR

5338 Themes and Motifs Recurring Tropes Constitutive moment

A moment in a character's story when something happens that changes the arc of his or her life. For example, when in Absalom! Thomas Sutpen is turned away from the front door of that Tidewater plantation. Or in The Mansion, when Houston tells Mink Snopes he still owes the one dollar "pound fee" (28). SR

948 Cultural Issues Region Lost Cause
1155 Cultural Issues Region The South

When a narrator or character explicitly foregrounds the region as distinctive, problematic, or otherwise noteworthy. JW

1219 Cultural Issues Region Hospitality
1574 Cultural Issues Region The West
1582 Cultural Issues Region North
1652 Cultural Issues Region Reconstruction
2712 Cultural Issues Region Rural South
4830 Cultural Issues Region Hapless Yankees
5182 Cultural Issues Region New England
961 Cultural Issues Religion Godhead
1471 Cultural Issues Religion Bible
1479 Cultural Issues Religion Amulet
1592 Cultural Issues Religion Totem
1641 Cultural Issues Religion Baptist
1642 Cultural Issues Religion Episcopal
1780 Cultural Issues Religion Sin
1929 Cultural Issues Religion Institutional
1935 Cultural Issues Religion Sabbath
1971 Cultural Issues Religion Piety
2106 Cultural Issues Religion Methodism
2137 Cultural Issues Religion Challenge

When characters actively set themselves at odds with a religious deity or institution, such as when Jewel in AILD gripes, "if there is a God what the hell is He for." EP

2347 Cultural Issues Religion African American

Religion with regard to either African-Americans or the African-American community. The particular example here is of Lucius Priest in the The Reivers who imagines a "Negro" sermonizing about a moral decision. R 61.8. JB

2456 Cultural Issues Religion Social welfare as substitute
2775 Cultural Issues Religion Chistian Scientist
2798 Cultural Issues Religion Mason

Although the Masons are explicitly not a religion, as a secret fraternal order they do represent a belief system. I have placed them under religion for the time being, until we figure out a better place. JB

2807 Cultural Issues Religion Islam
2808 Cultural Issues Religion Catholicism
3009 Cultural Issues Religion Deist
3074 Cultural Issues Religion Religious faith
3102 Cultural Issues Religion Relationship with God
3109 Cultural Issues Religion Divine judgment
3137 Cultural Issues Religion Preacher / Minister
3273 Cultural Issues Religion Religious art or iconography
3298 Cultural Issues Religion Church service
3328 Cultural Issues Religion Damnation
3331 Cultural Issues Religion Resurrection
3612 Cultural Issues Religion God
3613 Cultural Issues Religion Sacrilege
3614 Cultural Issues Religion God with human characteristics

For when God is described as human-like -- added for when Quentin said God is "not only a gentleman and a sport; he is a Kentuckian too." JBP

3715 Cultural Issues Religion Hinduism
3876 Cultural Issues Religion Apotheosis
4254 Cultural Issues Religion Rituals and rites
4354 Cultural Issues Religion Voodoo
4453 Cultural Issues Religion Free Will
4454 Cultural Issues Religion camp meeting
4456 Cultural Issues Religion Heresy
4458 Cultural Issues Religion Blessing
4463 Cultural Issues Religion Consolation
4515 Cultural Issues Religion Christianity
4517 Cultural Issues Religion Sermon
4554 Cultural Issues Religion Judaism
4555 Cultural Issues Religion Presbyterian
4556 Cultural Issues Religion Atheism
4596 Cultural Issues Religion Communion
4655 Cultural Issues Religion Uncharitable
4684 Cultural Issues Religion Hymns
4753 Cultural Issues Religion Lay preacher
4771 Cultural Issues Religion Providence
4820 Cultural Issues Religion Forgiveness
4857 Cultural Issues Religion And class
4858 Cultural Issues Religion Revelation
5003 Cultural Issues Religion Race
5103 Cultural Issues Religion Folk superstition
5153 Cultural Issues Religion Fanaticism
5288 Cultural Issues Religion Sunday school
5322 Cultural Issues Religion Rebirth

Rebirth as either a goal or a result of Christianity. In this particular case, Uncle Willy's church wants him to be reborn in "Uncle Willy". (232

5358 Cultural Issues Religion Sect
5383 Cultural Issues Religion Baptism
5452 Cultural Issues Religion Pre-Christian
5476 Cultural Issues Religion Martyrdom
5560 Cultural Issues Religion Redemption
5561 Cultural Issues Religion Salvation
758 Cultural Issues Ritual Hunting
1628 Cultural Issues Ritual Initiation
1632 Cultural Issues Ritual Funeral
2199 Cultural Issues Ritual Funeral arrangements
2209 Cultural Issues Ritual Birthday
2395 Cultural Issues Ritual Dueling
2751 Cultural Issues Ritual Commemoration
3529 Cultural Issues Ritual Christmas gift game
3542 Cultural Issues Ritual Christmas holiday traditions
3702 Cultural Issues Ritual Holiday
3716 Cultural Issues Ritual Sati or suttee
4406 Cultural Issues Ritual Visit
4468 Cultural Issues Ritual Easter
4737 Cultural Issues Ritual Civic
4805 Cultural Issues Ritual Cemetery decorations
5092 Cultural Issues Ritual Drinking
5447 Cultural Issues Ritual Holiday dinner
5620 Cultural Issues Ritual Wedding
545 Relationships Romantic Courtship
836 Relationships Romantic Fiance
908 Relationships Romantic Death
1573 Relationships Romantic Extra-marital

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