Keywords

Term ID Vocabulary Parentsort descending Term Description
2958 Themes and Motifs Animals Fish
3010 Themes and Motifs Animals Alligators
3011 Themes and Motifs Animals Bison
3245 Themes and Motifs Animals Mockingbird
3261 Themes and Motifs Animals Geese
3263 Themes and Motifs Animals Bats
3318 Themes and Motifs Animals Sparrow
3576 Themes and Motifs Animals Gulls
3665 Themes and Motifs Animals Fleas
3814 Themes and Motifs Animals Insects lice
3843 Themes and Motifs Animals Insects mayflies
3857 Themes and Motifs Animals Fish trout
3858 Themes and Motifs Animals Insect fly
3882 Themes and Motifs Animals Insects bees
3883 Themes and Motifs Animals Insects butterflies
3994 Themes and Motifs Animals Beavers
4008 Themes and Motifs Animals Dog-fox
4146 Themes and Motifs Animals Insects crickets
4171 Themes and Motifs Animals Sentience

Created to capture passages which describe an animal as thinking, knowing - specifically, for the way the horse and the hunting dogs "know where" the deer was hiding "as good as we did" in "Race at Morning," a knowledge that is seen is their behavior (299). SR

4177 Themes and Motifs Animals Point-of-view

Created for a moment in "Race at Morning" when the narrator imagines what the hunted deer is seeing and thinking. There may not be other instances of this, but to open up the narrative to the subjectivity of an animal seems worth noting. SR

4357 Themes and Motifs Animals Woodpecker|Lord-to-God
4469 Themes and Motifs Animals Insect boll weevil
4503 Themes and Motifs Animals Swallows
4509 Themes and Motifs Animals Bluejays
4537 Themes and Motifs Animals Giraffe
4666 Themes and Motifs Animals Mice
4775 Themes and Motifs Animals Ducks
4802 Themes and Motifs Animals Turtles
4839 Themes and Motifs Animals Tending to animal
5176 Themes and Motifs Animals Sheep
1243 Themes and Motifs Appearance Complexion
1609 Themes and Motifs Appearance Inscrutable

I added this for "The Old People," 205.3, to reflect the lack of emotion that Sam Fathers shows. LW

1613 Themes and Motifs Appearance Perspective

I added this for "The Old People," 206.5, to describe how the narrator sees Sam Fathers growing smaller and smaller as the hunting party leaves him behind. I don't really like the term that I chose but I couldn't think of anything else. LW

1938 Themes and Motifs Appearance Similarity
2019 Themes and Motifs Appearance Nakedness
2090 Themes and Motifs Appearance Cosmetics
2223 Themes and Motifs Appearance Scruffiness
2322 Themes and Motifs Appearance Beautiful/handsome
3476 Themes and Motifs Appearance Ugliness
3480 Themes and Motifs Appearance Baldness
3522 Themes and Motifs Appearance Condition of heaviness
3605 Themes and Motifs Appearance Dirty
3762 Themes and Motifs Appearance Pretending / Feigning
3844 Themes and Motifs Appearance Surface
3845 Themes and Motifs Appearance Depth / deepness
3913 Themes and Motifs Appearance Diminishment / fading
3920 Themes and Motifs Appearance Librarian look
3942 Themes and Motifs Appearance Fatness / obesity
3976 Themes and Motifs Appearance Hair pigtails
3978 Themes and Motifs Appearance Invisibility
4197 Themes and Motifs Appearance Nondescript
4242 Themes and Motifs Appearance Racialized
4434 Themes and Motifs Appearance Feminine
4801 Themes and Motifs Appearance Red necks
5231 Themes and Motifs Appearance As character
517 Themes and Motifs Arrivals/Departures Advent
573 Themes and Motifs Arrivals/Departures Secrecy

This term is for occasions when people leave a place in order to hide something from their neighbors, as when Flem and Eula go to Texas so that the birth of her illegitimate child can be kept secret from the population of Frenchman's Bend. SR

576 Themes and Motifs Arrivals/Departures Return
787 Themes and Motifs Arrivals/Departures Run away
852 Themes and Motifs Arrivals/Departures Mysterious
903 Themes and Motifs Arrivals/Departures Desertion-family
989 Themes and Motifs Arrivals/Departures Jailbreak
995 Themes and Motifs Arrivals/Departures Relocation
1242 Themes and Motifs Arrivals/Departures Departure
1280 Themes and Motifs Arrivals/Departures Return home
1459 Themes and Motifs Arrivals/Departures Alarm

This is whenever a character arrives or departs to communicate a message of alarm. JB

1667 Themes and Motifs Arrivals/Departures Arrival
2094 Themes and Motifs Arrivals/Departures Leaving home
2503 Themes and Motifs Arrivals/Departures Arrival in Yoknapatawpha
2515 Themes and Motifs Arrivals/Departures Departing Yoknapatawpha

For characters who leave Yoknapatawpha once and for all in a text - like Bayard Sartoris at the end of Flags in the Dust or Sarty Snopes in "Barn Burning." SR

2656 Themes and Motifs Arrivals/Departures Leaving
2998 Themes and Motifs Arrivals/Departures Slipping out at night

I needed a way to convey characters who secretly leave at night for some reason - Miss Quentin in S&F, but there is also Lena Grove and Joe Christmas in Light in August and probably others. Perhaps this could/should be a recurring trope? -JBP

4198 Themes and Motifs Arrivals/Departures Return to Yoknapatawpha
4693 Themes and Motifs Arrivals/Departures Return from war
729 Themes and Motifs Art Sculpture
761 Themes and Motifs Art Power of
1544 Themes and Motifs Art Painting
1897 Themes and Motifs Art Poetry
1934 Themes and Motifs Art Music
2377 Themes and Motifs Art Objet d'art
3272 Themes and Motifs Art Christian art or iconography
3444 Themes and Motifs Art Artistic creation
3737 Themes and Motifs Art Photograph
3798 Themes and Motifs Art African American music
4437 Themes and Motifs Art Jazz music
4670 Themes and Motifs Art Lithographs
4720 Themes and Motifs Art Classical music
509 Environment Atmospheric Dread
581 Environment Atmospheric Stillness
603 Environment Atmospheric Moonlit
728 Environment Atmospheric Light
827 Environment Atmospheric Devastation
870 Environment Atmospheric Dark
883 Environment Atmospheric Wind
917 Environment Atmospheric Night
1065 Environment Atmospheric Heat
1106 Environment Atmospheric Cold
1426 Environment Atmospheric Dust
1437 Environment Atmospheric Dereliction
1589 Environment Atmospheric Doom

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