Term ID Vocabulary Parentsort ascending Term Description
2501 Actions Domestic Care
1209 Actions Domestic Child care
4336 Actions Domestic Child-rearing
1205 Actions Domestic Cleaning
1125 Actions Domestic Cooking
1916 Actions Domestic Discipline
1236 Actions Domestic Feeding
2132 Actions Domestic Food preparation
1951 Actions Domestic Housekeeping
1770 Actions Domestic Knitting
2496 Actions Domestic Making a bed
5649 Actions Domestic Making coffee
5134 Actions Domestic Mending
1207 Actions Domestic Milking
1206 Actions Domestic Nursing
2292 Actions Domestic Packing
1515 Actions Domestic Polish
2495 Actions Domestic Setting the table
1213 Actions Domestic Sewing
1644 Actions Domestic Teaching
1189 Actions Domestic Washing
3684 Aesthetics Diction "Is" / "Was" to refer to present or past

This could come under Style, too -- to capture when Faulkner uses simple words like "is" or "was" as synonyms for larger concepts of past or present. Added for Quentin, but could be used in As I Lay Dying too for Darl's rumination on the same. JBP

740 Aesthetics Diction Accent
690 Aesthetics Diction African American vernacular dialect
5624 Aesthetics Diction Derogatory socio-economic term
849 Aesthetics Diction Double entendre
3927 Aesthetics Diction Ethnic slur
1605 Aesthetics Diction Hill dialect
1804 Aesthetics Diction Imitation

When a character imitates or approximates the dialect of another, whose dialect they themselves do not use. BR

4034 Aesthetics Diction Malapropism
3305 Aesthetics Diction Misogynistic wording
1606 Aesthetics Diction Native American languages

I created this for "The Old People," 204.2, because the emphasis is on the "old tongue" that Sam Fathers speaks. LW

930 Aesthetics Diction Neologism

This keyword can be used for terms and words invented by Faulkner, including portmanteau words, hyphenated words (e.g., "ax-squared"), non-hyphenated words (e.g., "deathcolored"), onomatopoeic words, or other similar constructions. Not all hyphenated words would qualify as a neologism, such as "mud-caked" or "three-foot-high" which are too commonplace to qualify as neologisms. -CR

4899 Aesthetics Diction Northern dialect
705 Aesthetics Diction Racist term
979 Aesthetics Diction Rural vernacular
3871 Aesthetics Diction Southern dialect
5311 Aesthetics Diction Stereotypical Jewish accent

Whenever the text imitates a Jewish accent. JHB

622 Aesthetics Diction Western vernacular
4741 Themes and Motifs Determinism And an animal
2532 Themes and Motifs Determinism Fated

Created to describe a situation that seems meant to be, as when Susan Reed seems destined for Hawkshaw's barbershop in "Hair." --LW & BR

5114 Themes and Motifs Determinism Gendered
4878 Themes and Motifs Determinism Genetic
1347 Themes and Motifs Determinism Lack of choice
4892 Themes and Motifs Determinism Vs human agency
2270 Aesthetics Description Animate/Inanimate
1153 Aesthetics Description Character portrait
3646 Aesthetics Description Color blue
3645 Aesthetics Description Color bronze
3583 Aesthetics Description Color brown
3822 Aesthetics Description Color gray
3786 Aesthetics Description Color green
4075 Aesthetics Description Color lilac
4507 Aesthetics Description Color maroon
3584 Aesthetics Description Color of leaf tobacco
3961 Aesthetics Description Color pink
4508 Aesthetics Description Color purple
3144 Aesthetics Description Color red
3897 Aesthetics Description Color white
3873 Aesthetics Description Color yellow
3421 Aesthetics Description Delayed decoding

Used in instances when the initial description of an object is ambiguous or defamiliarized, and the narrative only later clarifies exactly what was being described. For example, in _Flags in the Dust_, a clarinet is initially described as "a slender tube frosted over with keys" (143). BR

1204 Aesthetics Description Eyes
5243 Aesthetics Description Grotesque
2551 Aesthetics Description Landscape
4215 Aesthetics Description Location portrait
3056 Aesthetics Description Stage direction
1973 Aesthetics Description Tableau
3519 Aesthetics Description Weight / Burden
2232 Themes and Motifs Death Afterlife
4747 Themes and Motifs Death Ambiguous circumstances
4428 Themes and Motifs Death And inheritance
2082 Themes and Motifs Death Animal bear
2073 Themes and Motifs Death Animal Dog
2910 Themes and Motifs Death Animal horse
4535 Themes and Motifs Death Animal mule
3099 Themes and Motifs Death Anticipation of death
2911 Themes and Motifs Death Bones
2265 Themes and Motifs Death Burial
1350 Themes and Motifs Death Car accident
4997 Themes and Motifs Death Child
1790 Themes and Motifs Death Coffin
3721 Themes and Motifs Death Compared to living
3842 Themes and Motifs Death Compared to sleep
1788 Themes and Motifs Death Corpse
3332 Themes and Motifs Death Death by water / Drowning
2980 Themes and Motifs Death Death sentence
2257 Themes and Motifs Death Deathbed
4462 Themes and Motifs Death Denial
4408 Themes and Motifs Death Disease
3841 Themes and Motifs Death Dying wish
4335 Themes and Motifs Death Epitaph
2699 Themes and Motifs Death Eulogy
988 Themes and Motifs Death Execution
931 Themes and Motifs Death Funeral
3717 Themes and Motifs Death Funeral pyre / cremation
844 Themes and Motifs Death Future
2878 Themes and Motifs Death Hearse
4677 Themes and Motifs Death Imagined
1349 Themes and Motifs Death In childbirth
985 Themes and Motifs Death Indian burial practices