Term ID Vocabulary Parentsort ascending Term Description
3842 Themes and Motifs Death Compared to sleep
3861 Themes and Motifs Death Respect
3917 Themes and Motifs Death Killing oneself slowly
4335 Themes and Motifs Death Epitaph
4408 Themes and Motifs Death Disease
4428 Themes and Motifs Death And inheritance
4440 Themes and Motifs Death Plane accident
4462 Themes and Motifs Death Denial
4535 Themes and Motifs Death Animal mule
4677 Themes and Motifs Death Imagined
4746 Themes and Motifs Death Spousal
4747 Themes and Motifs Death Ambiguous circumstances
4790 Themes and Motifs Death Moving a dead body
4886 Themes and Motifs Death Suspicious
4933 Themes and Motifs Death Left for dead
4997 Themes and Motifs Death Child
5352 Themes and Motifs Death Of parent
1730 Cultural Issues Cultural Identity America and opportunity
1896 Cultural Issues Cultural Identity North vs South
2388 Cultural Issues Cultural Identity Puritan
2447 Cultural Issues Cultural Identity Anglophile
3031 Cultural Issues Cultural Identity Lost Cause
3195 Cultural Issues Cultural Identity American
3207 Cultural Issues Cultural Identity Multiculturalism
3661 Cultural Issues Cultural Identity Country vs city
3663 Cultural Issues Cultural Identity Southern identity
4698 Cultural Issues Cultural Identity Jewish
4745 Cultural Issues Cultural Identity Outlander
4819 Cultural Issues Cultural Identity Trans-regional
4849 Cultural Issues Cultural Identity Savagism
5375 Cultural Issues Cultural Identity And nationality
592 Cultural Issues Crime Theft|Robbery
596 Cultural Issues Crime Forgery
722 Cultural Issues Crime Bootlegging
750 Cultural Issues Crime Murder
940 Cultural Issues Crime Breaking and entering
968 Cultural Issues Crime Making whisky
969 Cultural Issues Crime Manslaughter
990 Cultural Issues Crime Penalty for
1424 Cultural Issues Crime Vigilantism

This denotes moments where characters appoint themselves to punish a crime (real or imagined). BR

1746 Cultural Issues Crime Gambling
1747 Cultural Issues Crime Vagrancy
1909 Cultural Issues Crime Fratricide
2001 Cultural Issues Crime Waistcoat
2335 Cultural Issues Crime Looting
2544 Cultural Issues Crime Cattle rustling
2545 Cultural Issues Crime Commercial sexual exploitation

Undoubtedly the more common term searched will be "prostitution". The aim of this term is to identify the crime being actively committed by the pimps and bordello madams. JB

2584 Cultural Issues Crime Bribe

Any payoff to law enforcement or other institution to circumvent the strictures of the law. In The Reivers Lucius Priest refers to this as "blackmail" (112). This is meant ironically. JB

2959 Cultural Issues Crime Extortion
2986 Cultural Issues Crime Prostitution
2987 Cultural Issues Crime Drug addiction
3063 Cultural Issues Crime Kidnapping
3101 Cultural Issues Crime Blackmail
3795 Cultural Issues Crime Embezzlement
3838 Cultural Issues Crime Prevention
3934 Cultural Issues Crime Moonshining
4578 Cultural Issues Crime Horse theft
4593 Cultural Issues Crime Car theft
4594 Cultural Issues Crime Grave robbing
4595 Cultural Issues Crime Innocence
4634 Cultural Issues Crime Rape
4714 Cultural Issues Crime Arson
4780 Cultural Issues Crime Voter fraud
4791 Cultural Issues Crime Interruption
4877 Cultural Issues Crime Numbers
4938 Cultural Issues Crime Sedition
4939 Cultural Issues Crime Treason
5013 Cultural Issues Crime And race
5282 Cultural Issues Crime Racialized
5316 Cultural Issues Crime Fraud

This type of fraud is distinct from action: moral :: fraud in the sense that there are legal consequences. The specific example here is from "Death Drag" where Ginsfarb has a plane that is unlicensed and purchased a license from another plane that was allowed to fly thereby "compound[ing] another felony" (194). JHB

539 Themes and Motifs Community Tradition
626 Themes and Motifs Community African-American
676 Themes and Motifs Community Social life
1596 Themes and Motifs Community Crowd
1666 Themes and Motifs Community Wedding
1920 Themes and Motifs Community Secrecy
2083 Themes and Motifs Community Posse
2331 Themes and Motifs Community Alienation
2429 Themes and Motifs Community Preserving order
2724 Themes and Motifs Community Carnival
3382 Themes and Motifs Community Local legends

I created this term in response to the local legend of Melisandre Backus Harriss that Chick inherits in "Knight's Gambit."--LW

3407 Themes and Motifs Community Parade
3411 Themes and Motifs Community Decoration Day
3437 Themes and Motifs Community Populace
3546 Themes and Motifs Community Opinion
3598 Themes and Motifs Community Conformity
3703 Themes and Motifs Community Columbus Day
4136 Themes and Motifs Community Knowledge
4424 Themes and Motifs Community Stranger

I'm thinking of the times when someone enters a community who is unknown and the collective community has suspicions about this character. A clear example would be Lena Grove. (jj)

4652 Themes and Motifs Community Ordinary
4748 Themes and Motifs Community Taboos
4783 Themes and Motifs Community Upliftment

Whenever a member of the community takes it upon him or herself to "uplift" the rest of the members of the community, whether they want to be uplifted or not. The specific example is John Sartoris in The Unvanquished who has grand plans for the people of Jefferson (223).

4856 Themes and Motifs Community Cooperation
5446 Themes and Motifs Community Supportive
5595 Themes and Motifs Community Gathering
1146 Actions Communication Newspaper article
1415 Actions Communication Telephone
1494 Actions Communication Letter
1502 Actions Communication Messenger

Whenever someone comes to deliver a message verbally in person.

1570 Actions Communication Without words

When someone communicates by means of something other than words (written or spoken); for example, the envelope full of money Boyd wants Ike to give his mistress, or the verbena that Drusilla leaves on Bayard's pillow.