Keywords

Term ID Vocabulary Parentsort descending Term Description
2947 Relationships Romantic Unrequited
3104 Relationships Romantic Sexual
3185 Relationships Romantic Love at first sight
3454 Relationships Romantic Flirtation
4201 Relationships Romantic Engagement
4307 Relationships Romantic Multiple

I created this term for Gavin Stevens's multiple romantic relationships in Knight's Gambit to capture the emotional rather than sexual nature of his attachments.--LW

4692 Relationships Romantic Infidelity
5487 Relationships Romantic Potential
1579 Cultural Issues Segregation Marriage
5341 Cultural Issues Segregation Housing
5471 Cultural Issues Segregation Educational
5473 Cultural Issues Segregation Religious
5538 Cultural Issues Segregation Economic
5563 Cultural Issues Segregation Daily life
858 Relationships Sexual Adultery
2844 Relationships Sexual Prostitute-Client
3811 Relationships Sexual Desertion
4179 Relationships Sexual Inappropriate
4523 Relationships Sexual Extramarital
543 Cultural Issues Sexuality Attractiveness
564 Cultural Issues Sexuality Pregnant out of wedlock
582 Cultural Issues Sexuality Illegitimacy
850 Cultural Issues Sexuality Extra-marital
880 Cultural Issues Sexuality Premarital
1284 Cultural Issues Sexuality Appearance of
1337 Cultural Issues Sexuality Frustration
1342 Cultural Issues Sexuality Vicarious
1360 Cultural Issues Sexuality Female
1422 Cultural Issues Sexuality Unattractiveness
1434 Cultural Issues Sexuality Prostitution
1565 Cultural Issues Sexuality Desire
1580 Cultural Issues Sexuality Interracial
1884 Cultural Issues Sexuality Virginity
2154 Cultural Issues Sexuality Puberty

For when a text makes reference (perhaps implicitly) to puberty and/or sexual maturing. It was added for the moment in "Miss Zilphia Gant" when her mother makes her get naked and examines her body each month when she turns 13.

2155 Cultural Issues Sexuality Learning about

This admittedly clumsy term is for when a narrative deals with a character being told or otherwise learning about sexual matters. (The specific impetus for its creation is in "Miss Zilphia Gant" when her mother starts strip searching her at age 13 and begins telling her "what her father had done and what she had done.") JBP

2174 Cultural Issues Sexuality Conception/Conceiving a child
2298 Cultural Issues Sexuality Promiscuity
2442 Cultural Issues Sexuality Harassment
3040 Cultural Issues Sexuality Birth control
3082 Cultural Issues Sexuality Impotence
3087 Cultural Issues Sexuality Voyeurism
3129 Cultural Issues Sexuality First sexual encounter or experience

There did not seem to be a keyword for one's first time having sex, so I added this. JBP

3290 Cultural Issues Sexuality Incest
3349 Cultural Issues Sexuality Preventing or avoiding sex
3475 Cultural Issues Sexuality Experience
3648 Cultural Issues Sexuality Disgust with sex
3650 Cultural Issues Sexuality Sexual passion
3753 Cultural Issues Sexuality Fantasy
3807 Cultural Issues Sexuality Sensuality
3900 Cultural Issues Sexuality Sex and death
3975 Cultural Issues Sexuality Orgasm
4180 Cultural Issues Sexuality Predatory
4490 Cultural Issues Sexuality Perverse
4493 Cultural Issues Sexuality Pornography
4706 Cultural Issues Sexuality Pregnancy
4896 Cultural Issues Sexuality Manipulative
5005 Cultural Issues Sexuality Nudity
5279 Cultural Issues Sexuality Having sex
5349 Cultural Issues Sexuality Adult-adolescent
5350 Cultural Issues Sexuality Male vitality
5354 Cultural Issues Sexuality Wonderful
5552 Cultural Issues Sexuality Fear of sex
5604 Cultural Issues Sexuality Fetishism
5610 Cultural Issues Sexuality Racialized
271 Cultural Issues Slavery Sex
272 Cultural Issues Slavery Racialism

Used to note passages where enslaved blacks are described as members of an inferior species. The Indians in "Red Leaves," for example, say that their slaves "are like horses and dogs." SR

273 Cultural Issues Slavery Labor
274 Cultural Issues Slavery Domestic labor
275 Cultural Issues Slavery Social value
276 Cultural Issues Slavery Purchase
277 Cultural Issues Slavery Violence
278 Cultural Issues Slavery Interracial violence
279 Cultural Issues Slavery Miscegenation
280 Cultural Issues Slavery Forced migration
281 Cultural Issues Slavery Metaphorical

Used to flag the passages in which a narrator or a non-enslaved character uses "slavery" metaphorically, to describe something else. Lucas Burch, for instance, complains that his job at the planing mill has him "slaving all day." SR

282 Cultural Issues Slavery Ownership

For moments in the texts where owning slaves is evoked as a marker of status or wealth, as when Jason Compson connects his family pride to the fact that his ancestors owned slaves. SR

283 Cultural Issues Slavery Fugitive
284 Cultural Issues Slavery Self-emancipation

For textual moments in which an enslaved person or group acts upon the desire to be free, as when Loosh or unnamed groups of slaves take advantage of the proximity of the Union Army to leave the Sartoris, Sutpen and other plantations where they were enslaved. Most examples of self-emancipation occur during the Civil War, but it also applies the way Thucydus earns the money to buy himself from the McCaslins. SR

285 Cultural Issues Slavery Loyalty

To note passages in which enslaved people are described - or describe themselves - as loyal to the family that owns them, as when Simon describes how happy all the Sartoris slaves were at the birth of their master's son. SR

286 Cultural Issues Slavery Manumission
287 Cultural Issues Slavery Commodity
288 Cultural Issues Slavery Big house vs quarters
289 Cultural Issues Slavery Slaves vs masters
290 Cultural Issues Slavery Traditions

For instances of the patterns that became a recurring aspect of the social interactions between slaves and masters, as in the description of the young slaves approaching Sutpen's big house on Christmas morning in expectation of a gift. SR

291 Cultural Issues Slavery Etiquette
292 Cultural Issues Slavery Civil War
293 Cultural Issues Slavery Biblical curse
294 Cultural Issues Slavery Persistence over time
296 Cultural Issues Slavery White anxiety

For moments in the text which describe anxiety felt by white characters about the presence or possible actions of slaves, as when Loosh's sudden appearance and behavior make Bayard uncomfortable. SR

297 Cultural Issues Slavery Slaves vs poor whites
298 Cultural Issues Slavery Revolt
299 Cultural Issues Slavery Evil
300 Cultural Issues Slavery Music
301 Cultural Issues Slavery Nostalgia

When black characters, especially ones who had been enslaved, seem nostalgic for the institution of slavery. Simon in Flags in the Dust is probably the most obvious instance of this. SR

302 Cultural Issues Slavery AANoSecondTerm
303 Cultural Issues Slavery Biblical analogy
304 Cultural Issues Slavery Quarters
305 Cultural Issues Slavery African origins
306 Cultural Issues Slavery Slave trading
307 Cultural Issues Slavery Field slaves vs house slaves

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