Keywords

Term ID Vocabulary Parentsort ascending Term Description
1632 Cultural Issues Ritual Funeral
2199 Cultural Issues Ritual Funeral arrangements
3702 Cultural Issues Ritual Holiday
5447 Cultural Issues Ritual Holiday dinner
758 Cultural Issues Ritual Hunting
1628 Cultural Issues Ritual Initiation
3716 Cultural Issues Ritual Sati or suttee
4406 Cultural Issues Ritual Visit
5620 Cultural Issues Ritual Wedding
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

1479 Cultural Issues Religion Amulet
4857 Cultural Issues Religion And class
3876 Cultural Issues Religion Apotheosis
4556 Cultural Issues Religion Atheism
5383 Cultural Issues Religion Baptism
1641 Cultural Issues Religion Baptist
1471 Cultural Issues Religion Bible
4458 Cultural Issues Religion Blessing
4454 Cultural Issues Religion camp meeting
2808 Cultural Issues Religion Catholicism
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

2775 Cultural Issues Religion Chistian Scientist
4515 Cultural Issues Religion Christianity
3298 Cultural Issues Religion Church service
4596 Cultural Issues Religion Communion
4463 Cultural Issues Religion Consolation
3328 Cultural Issues Religion Damnation
3009 Cultural Issues Religion Deist
3109 Cultural Issues Religion Divine judgment
1642 Cultural Issues Religion Episcopal
5153 Cultural Issues Religion Fanaticism
5103 Cultural Issues Religion Folk superstition
4820 Cultural Issues Religion Forgiveness
4453 Cultural Issues Religion Free Will
3612 Cultural Issues Religion God
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

961 Cultural Issues Religion Godhead
4456 Cultural Issues Religion Heresy
3715 Cultural Issues Religion Hinduism
4684 Cultural Issues Religion Hymns
1929 Cultural Issues Religion Institutional
2807 Cultural Issues Religion Islam
4554 Cultural Issues Religion Judaism
4753 Cultural Issues Religion Lay preacher
5476 Cultural Issues Religion Martyrdom
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

2106 Cultural Issues Religion Methodism
1971 Cultural Issues Religion Piety
5452 Cultural Issues Religion Pre-Christian
3137 Cultural Issues Religion Preacher / Minister
4555 Cultural Issues Religion Presbyterian
4771 Cultural Issues Religion Providence
5003 Cultural Issues Religion Race
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

5560 Cultural Issues Religion Redemption
3102 Cultural Issues Religion Relationship with God
3273 Cultural Issues Religion Religious art or iconography
3074 Cultural Issues Religion Religious faith
3331 Cultural Issues Religion Resurrection
4858 Cultural Issues Religion Revelation
4254 Cultural Issues Religion Rituals and rites
1935 Cultural Issues Religion Sabbath
3613 Cultural Issues Religion Sacrilege
5561 Cultural Issues Religion Salvation
5358 Cultural Issues Religion Sect
4517 Cultural Issues Religion Sermon
1780 Cultural Issues Religion Sin
2456 Cultural Issues Religion Social welfare as substitute
5288 Cultural Issues Religion Sunday school
1592 Cultural Issues Religion Totem
4655 Cultural Issues Religion Uncharitable
4354 Cultural Issues Religion Voodoo
4830 Cultural Issues Region Hapless Yankees
1219 Cultural Issues Region Hospitality
948 Cultural Issues Region Lost Cause
5182 Cultural Issues Region New England
1582 Cultural Issues Region North
1652 Cultural Issues Region Reconstruction
2712 Cultural Issues Region Rural South
1155 Cultural Issues Region The South

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

1574 Cultural Issues Region The West
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

4216 Themes and Motifs Recurring Tropes Apotheosis
4209 Themes and Motifs Recurring Tropes Apparition
1982 Themes and Motifs Recurring Tropes Belatedness
3850 Themes and Motifs Recurring Tropes Beyond

I added this keyword to mark places where a character or text contemplates or imagines exceeding ordinary or usual boundaries. Specifically, this was added for when Quentin starts imagining "a hell beyond that" for him and Caddy. It can be used when "beyond" or a similar construction is used in figurative ways. JBP

2511 Themes and Motifs Recurring Tropes Chasing a person

For the many instances when a human being is hunted by others - the slave in "Red Leaves," the architect in Absalom!, Christmas several times in Light in August, Miss Quentin in The Sound and the Fury, etc. SR

2204 Themes and Motifs Recurring Tropes Confederate monument
5338 Themes and Motifs Recurring Tropes Constitutive moment

A moment in a character's story when something happens that changes the arc of his or her life. For example, when in Absalom! Thomas Sutpen is turned away from the front door of that Tidewater plantation. Or in The Mansion, when Houston tells Mink Snopes he still owes the one dollar "pound fee" (28). SR

4236 Themes and Motifs Recurring Tropes Dark house
2343 Themes and Motifs Recurring Tropes Dead time
4349 Themes and Motifs Recurring Tropes Design
2183 Themes and Motifs Recurring Tropes Destiny
2337 Themes and Motifs Recurring Tropes Doom
609 Themes and Motifs Recurring Tropes Door
2023 Themes and Motifs Recurring Tropes Dream
2671 Themes and Motifs Recurring Tropes Dream turns to dust
2625 Themes and Motifs Recurring Tropes Echo
1177 Themes and Motifs Recurring Tropes Endurance
2398 Themes and Motifs Recurring Tropes Eternal feminine

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