Keywords

Term ID Vocabulary Parentsort ascending Term Description
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
308 Cultural Issues Slavery Middle passage
309 Cultural Issues Slavery Concubinage
310 Cultural Issues Slavery Marriage
311 Cultural Issues Slavery Naming slaves
312 Cultural Issues Slavery Resistance

To index passages in which slaves are described taking a stand of some kind, usually verbal, against their enslavement. The clearest instances of this involve Loosh and Granny on the Sartoris plantation. (More direct physical forms of resistance are indexed under "Fugitive" and "Revolt.") SR

313 Cultural Issues Slavery Family
314 Cultural Issues Slavery Discipline

For passages that depict or refer to any elements of the system by which slaves were policed or punished, like the "Patrollers" who patrolled roads after dark to prevent slaves from leaving plantations. SR

315 Cultural Issues Slavery Freedom
316 Cultural Issues Slavery Minstrelsy

Used to mark the passages where the representation of a slave or group of slaves draws on the representational conventions of blackface minstrelsy, where slaves were depicted as comically inferior to whites. The scene in "Retreat" where Ringo "hollers and moans and hollers again" for "Marse John" and "Bayard and Colonel and Marse John and Granny" is an instance of this. SR

317 Cultural Issues Slavery Abolition
318 Cultural Issues Slavery Re-enslavement

The clearest example of this occurs in "Raid," when Granny tells the slaves she has recovered from the Union Army to go "home," to their former masters, and they seem to obey her. SR

319 Cultural Issues Slavery Religion
320 Cultural Issues Slavery Demographics

For passages that include specific numbers about the people or places involved, as when Bayard says that before the War on Sundays, there would be 10 slaves at the service for every 1 white person. SR

324 Cultural Issues Slavery Guilt
325 Cultural Issues Slavery Transhistorical
326 Cultural Issues Slavery Curse
327 Cultural Issues Slavery Southern curse
328 Cultural Issues Slavery Amelioration

To mark passages where white slave owners make some attempt to improve the condition of the slaves they own; the clearest example is way Buck and Buddy McCaslin treat their slaves. SR

329 Cultural Issues Slavery Indian slave-owners
330 Cultural Issues Slavery Emancipation
2202 Cultural Issues Slavery Legacy after emancipation

Refers to when a text alludes to the legacy of slavery years (or decades) after the end of slavery. It was created to tag the references to "sold my Benjamin" in "Go Down, Moses" - a story whose very title alludes to slavery. JBP

2419 Cultural Issues Slavery Local origins
2446 Cultural Issues Slavery Courtship
2504 Cultural Issues Slavery Imported

To indicate when slaves began their lives (in either freedom or slavery) outside the U.S. The most obvious example are the slaves Sutpen brings with him from the Caribbean. SR

2512 Cultural Issues Slavery Growth of
3178 Cultural Issues Slavery And progress
3743 Cultural Issues Slavery Galley slave
4778 Cultural Issues Slavery Humiliation
4814 Cultural Issues Slavery Segregation of space
4852 Cultural Issues Slavery Re-arrangements during War
4985 Cultural Issues Slavery Housing
5564 Cultural Issues Slavery As cause of Civil War
5609 Cultural Issues Slavery Buying slaves
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
858 Relationships Sexual Adultery
2844 Relationships Sexual Prostitute-Client
3811 Relationships Sexual Desertion
4179 Relationships Sexual Inappropriate
4523 Relationships Sexual Extramarital
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
545 Relationships Romantic Courtship
836 Relationships Romantic Fiance
908 Relationships Romantic Death
1573 Relationships Romantic Extra-marital
2947 Relationships Romantic Unrequited

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