Keywords

Term ID Vocabulary Parentsort ascending Term Description
1471 Cultural Issues Religion Bible
1479 Cultural Issues Religion Amulet
1592 Cultural Issues Religion Totem
1641 Cultural Issues Religion Baptist
1642 Cultural Issues Religion Episcopal
1780 Cultural Issues Religion Sin
1929 Cultural Issues Religion Institutional
1935 Cultural Issues Religion Sabbath
1971 Cultural Issues Religion Piety
2106 Cultural Issues Religion Methodism
2137 Cultural Issues Religion Challenge

When characters actively set themselves at odds with a religious deity or institution, such as when Jewel in AILD gripes, "if there is a God what the hell is He for." EP

2347 Cultural Issues Religion African American

Religion with regard to either African-Americans or the African-American community. The particular example here is of Lucius Priest in the The Reivers who imagines a "Negro" sermonizing about a moral decision. R 61.8. JB

2456 Cultural Issues Religion Social welfare as substitute
2775 Cultural Issues Religion Chistian Scientist
2798 Cultural Issues Religion Mason

Although the Masons are explicitly not a religion, as a secret fraternal order they do represent a belief system. I have placed them under religion for the time being, until we figure out a better place. JB

2807 Cultural Issues Religion Islam
2808 Cultural Issues Religion Catholicism
3009 Cultural Issues Religion Deist
3074 Cultural Issues Religion Religious faith
3102 Cultural Issues Religion Relationship with God
3109 Cultural Issues Religion Divine judgment
3137 Cultural Issues Religion Preacher / Minister
3273 Cultural Issues Religion Religious art or iconography
3298 Cultural Issues Religion Church service
3328 Cultural Issues Religion Damnation
3331 Cultural Issues Religion Resurrection
3612 Cultural Issues Religion God
3613 Cultural Issues Religion Sacrilege
3614 Cultural Issues Religion God with human characteristics

For when God is described as human-like -- added for when Quentin said God is "not only a gentleman and a sport; he is a Kentuckian too." JBP

3715 Cultural Issues Religion Hinduism
3876 Cultural Issues Religion Apotheosis
4254 Cultural Issues Religion Rituals and rites
4354 Cultural Issues Religion Voodoo
4453 Cultural Issues Religion Free Will
4454 Cultural Issues Religion camp meeting
4456 Cultural Issues Religion Heresy
4458 Cultural Issues Religion Blessing
4463 Cultural Issues Religion Consolation
4515 Cultural Issues Religion Christianity
4517 Cultural Issues Religion Sermon
4554 Cultural Issues Religion Judaism
4555 Cultural Issues Religion Presbyterian
4556 Cultural Issues Religion Atheism
4596 Cultural Issues Religion Communion
4655 Cultural Issues Religion Uncharitable
4684 Cultural Issues Religion Hymns
4753 Cultural Issues Religion Lay preacher
4771 Cultural Issues Religion Providence
4820 Cultural Issues Religion Forgiveness
4857 Cultural Issues Religion And class
4858 Cultural Issues Religion Revelation
5003 Cultural Issues Religion Race
5103 Cultural Issues Religion Folk superstition
5153 Cultural Issues Religion Fanaticism
5288 Cultural Issues Religion Sunday school
5322 Cultural Issues Religion Rebirth

Rebirth as either a goal or a result of Christianity. In this particular case, Uncle Willy's church wants him to be reborn in "Uncle Willy". (232

5358 Cultural Issues Religion Sect
5383 Cultural Issues Religion Baptism
5452 Cultural Issues Religion Pre-Christian
5476 Cultural Issues Religion Martyrdom
5560 Cultural Issues Religion Redemption
5561 Cultural Issues Religion Salvation
948 Cultural Issues Region Lost Cause
1155 Cultural Issues Region The South

When a narrator or character explicitly foregrounds the region as distinctive, problematic, or otherwise noteworthy. JW

1219 Cultural Issues Region Hospitality
1574 Cultural Issues Region The West
1582 Cultural Issues Region North
1652 Cultural Issues Region Reconstruction
2712 Cultural Issues Region Rural South
4830 Cultural Issues Region Hapless Yankees
5182 Cultural Issues Region New England
609 Themes and Motifs Recurring Tropes Door
779 Themes and Motifs Recurring Tropes Trying to say
785 Themes and Motifs Recurring Tropes Going to Texas
845 Themes and Motifs Recurring Tropes Sexual power
867 Themes and Motifs Recurring Tropes Gossip
873 Themes and Motifs Recurring Tropes Upward mobility
875 Themes and Motifs Recurring Tropes Fire on the hearth
1024 Themes and Motifs Recurring Tropes Twilight
1032 Themes and Motifs Recurring Tropes Gaze
1177 Themes and Motifs Recurring Tropes Endurance
1202 Themes and Motifs Recurring Tropes "Wait"

Spoken by a character to pause or slow down narration by another character so s/he can process the significance or take over the narration. The classic examples are from ABSALOM, but it's a signature verbal formula across Faulkner. JW

1256 Themes and Motifs Recurring Tropes Going fast
1259 Themes and Motifs Recurring Tropes Tomorrow and tomorrow
1332 Themes and Motifs Recurring Tropes Nothingness
1352 Themes and Motifs Recurring Tropes Life as repetition
1541 Themes and Motifs Recurring Tropes Scandal
1923 Themes and Motifs Recurring Tropes Paradox
1927 Themes and Motifs Recurring Tropes Fatality
1933 Themes and Motifs Recurring Tropes Sun / Sunlight
1948 Themes and Motifs Recurring Tropes Threshold
1950 Themes and Motifs Recurring Tropes Triumph
1982 Themes and Motifs Recurring Tropes Belatedness
1985 Themes and Motifs Recurring Tropes Open secret

Any moment when everyone or many people in a place know something to be true, but they pretend not to know it. For example, everyone knows Linda is not Flem's child, but pretends to not know, just as everyone pretends John Powell brings his gun to work but people pretend he does not. JB

2023 Themes and Motifs Recurring Tropes Dream
2030 Themes and Motifs Recurring Tropes Solitude
2181 Themes and Motifs Recurring Tropes Precognition / Something to happen

For when a character precognitively senses or says that "something" is going to happen to him/her - e.g., Joe Christmas, Miss Zilphia Gant. JBP

2183 Themes and Motifs Recurring Tropes Destiny
2204 Themes and Motifs Recurring Tropes Confederate monument
2310 Themes and Motifs Recurring Tropes Performance

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