Term IDsort descending Vocabulary Parent Term Description
4138 Actions Hunting Hounds
4139 Aesthetics Figures of Speech Island of silence
4140 Cultural Issues Gender Black women
4141 Relationships Marital Breakup
4142 Aesthetics Figures of Speech Mirror
4143 Cultural Issues Government Interference
4144 Environment Natural Sand
4145 Cultural Issues Clothes Skirt
4146 Themes and Motifs Animals Insects crickets
4147 Environment Time of Year Monday
4148 Themes and Motifs Absence/Loss Missing
4149 Cultural Issues Clothes Wet clothes
4150 Themes and Motifs Objects Willow tree
4151 Relationships Marital Reconciliation
4152 Aesthetics Symbolism Cleansing power of water
4153 Aesthetics Allusion, Biblical Baptism
4154 Aesthetics Language no no
4155 Actions Bodily Heart beating
4156 Actions Emotional Humiliation
4157 Aesthetics Allusion, Geographical Atlantic City, New Jersey
4158 Aesthetics Allusion, Mythical Leda and the Swan
4159 Relationships Familial Uncertain relationship
4160 Actions Perceptual Moment of vision

For moments when a character sees something charged with a sense of wonder or awe - created for the boy seeing the buck in "Race at Morning," but also appropriate for Sarty seeing De Spain's mansion or Ike seeing the bear. SR

4161 Themes and Motifs Objects Scythe
4162 Actions Work Barbering
4163 Environment Weather Perfect Weather

Perfect, that is, for the context - which can either mean clear sunlight OR pitch darkness, frost or rain. Whenever the weather feels right. For the dawn of the hunt in "Race at Morning," it means "cold and bright" (297).

4164 Aesthetics Allusion, Historical Great Depression
4165 Aesthetics Narrative Reported narration passim
4166 Actions Emotional Possessiveness
4167 Cultural Issues Race Inequalities

Created to capture the pervasive patterns of difference caused by race - specifically, that the white hunters in "Race at Morning" carry good guns while Simon carries an old "britchloader slung on a piece of plow line" (298). Could also be used to capture what Bayard calls the "arrangements" between him and Ringo, etc. SR

4168 Actions Violent Poisoning
4169 Actions Emotional Fascination
4170 Aesthetics Figures of Speech Vernacular
4171 Themes and Motifs Animals Sentience

Created to capture passages which describe an animal as thinking, knowing - specifically, for the way the horse and the hunting dogs "know where" the deer was hiding "as good as we did" in "Race at Morning," a knowledge that is seen is their behavior (299). SR

4172 Actions Verbal Reticence
4173 Actions Communication Non-human

To capture when an animal "talks" - for example, when the narrator of "Race at Morning" says the lead dog Eagle "said, 'There he goes'" when he saw the deer. Here the narrator translates the dog's baying into words, but that isn't necessary with this term. It's for when communication occurs between species, probably always between an animal and a person. SR

4174 Cultural Issues Food Race

This keyword should be used when food is connected to race. Examples could include when certain foods are coded racially or when food consumption is related to racial identity. CR

4175 Actions Play Joking around
4176 Cultural Issues Hunting and Fishing Competition
4177 Themes and Motifs Animals Point-of-view

Created for a moment in "Race at Morning" when the narrator imagines what the hunted deer is seeing and thinking. There may not be other instances of this, but to open up the narrative to the subjectivity of an animal seems worth noting. SR

4178 Aesthetics Narrative Reported narration passim in section
4179 Relationships Sexual Inappropriate
4180 Cultural Issues Sexuality Predatory
4181 Cultural Issues War As metaphor
4182 Actions Bodily Hiccups
4183 Environment Atmospheric Unfamiliar place

When the action of a story takes someone into a place they've never been before, for example the "strange country" that the chase of the deer reaches in "Race at Morning" (301).

4184 Environment Time of Day Nine o'clock p.m.
4185 Cultural Issues Food Bear meat
4186 Cultural Issues Education Dropping out
4187 Environment Auditory Shots
4188 Themes and Motifs Home Distance from home

For moments when somebody thinks how far they've come from where they live. SR

4189 Aesthetics Figures of Speech Technological imagery
4190 Aesthetics Figures of Speech Native American
4191 Actions Perceptual Observing
4192 Cultural Issues Hunting and Fishing Sacramental
4193 Cultural Issues Health and Illness Cure
4194 Actions Work Traveling salesman
4195 Aesthetics Allusion, Geographical Alabama
4196 Relationships Marital Entrapment
4197 Themes and Motifs Appearance Nondescript
4198 Themes and Motifs Arrivals/Departures Return to Yoknapatawpha
4199 Actions Mental Disorientation
4200 Actions Perceptual Hearing
4201 Relationships Romantic Engagement
4202 Environment Weather Fog
4203 Cultural Issues Clothes Tennis shoes
4204 Aesthetics Allusion, Historical Armistice Day
4205 Themes and Motifs Objects Farming tools
4206 Themes and Motifs Past Past vs present
4207 Aesthetics Figures of Speech Musical imagery
4208 Aesthetics Allusion, Historical Jazz Age
4209 Themes and Motifs Recurring Tropes Apparition
4210 Themes and Motifs Recurring Tropes Vanishing
4211 Themes and Motifs Body Physical disability
4212 Cultural Issues War Psychological effects
4213 Actions Communication Censorship
4214 Themes and Motifs Objects Construction tools
4215 Aesthetics Description Location portrait
4216 Themes and Motifs Recurring Tropes Apotheosis
4217 Aesthetics Language Grammatically incorrect
4218 Themes and Motifs Futility Nothing to do

"There's nothing else I can do now," Elly thinks (207). Reaching a point where no further options or ways forward can be imagined.

4219 Aesthetics Allusion, Geographical Amiens, France
4220 Actions Movement Getting closer

When someone's thoughts during a journey are focused on the place they're heading for, either with excitement or dread or something in between. SR

4221 Aesthetics Language Slang, military
4222 Cultural Issues War Prisoner
4223 Actions Interaction, Private Rejection
4224 Themes and Motifs Psychological Repression
4225 Actions Play Prank
4226 Cultural Issues Education Military education
4227 Actions Interaction, Private Sexual
4228 Cultural Issues War Military awards
4229 Relationships Familial Nepotism
4230 Cultural Issues Government Bureaucracy
4231 Actions Violent Homicide
4232 Actions Economic Barter
4233 Cultural Issues Identity, Cultural Southern stereotype
4234 Actions Economic Receiving money
4235 Environment Public Bank
4236 Themes and Motifs Recurring Tropes Dark house
4237 Aesthetics Allusion, Historical Kitchener, Horatio Herbert