Term IDsort ascending Vocabulary Parent Term Description
5362 Cultural Issues History Cold War
5361 Actions Movement Hitch-hiking
5360 Cultural Issues Progress Paving
5359 Aesthetics Allusion, Geographical San Diego, California
5358 Cultural Issues Religion Sect
5357 Environment Time of Year Valentine's Day
5356 Cultural Issues History Communism
5355 Cultural Issues History Spanish Civil War
5354 Cultural Issues Sexuality Wonderful
5353 Relationships Marital Honeymoon
5352 Themes and Motifs Death Of parent
5351 Cultural Issues History Mexican Rebellion
5350 Cultural Issues Sexuality Male vitality
5349 Cultural Issues Sexuality Adult-adolescent
5348 Aesthetics Style Address to reader
5347 Aesthetics Allusion, Literary Sherlock Holmes
5345 Cultural Issues Law Insanity plea
5344 Cultural Issues Law Parole
5343 Actions Work Railroad workers
5342 Cultural Issues Race Uppitiness
5341 Cultural Issues Segregation Housing
5340 Cultural Issues Economy Prices
5339 Environment Atmospheric Burgeoning
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

5337 Actions Agricultural Planting
5336 Actions Bodily Sleeplessness
5335 Cultural Issues Agriculture Furnish bill
5334 Cultural Issues Alcohol Store-bought vs moonshine
5333 Cultural Issues Race Racial resentment
5332 Cultural Issues Agriculture Regulations
5331 Cultural Issues Agriculture Government regulations
5330 Themes and Motifs Money Stud fee
5329 Themes and Motifs Recurring Tropes Right-of-way

Use to identify scenes where - because of race or class - one person is denied the right-of-way in a public space. The Sutpen children being 'ridden down' by a carriage, or Mink Snopes by Houston, and so on. Includes the related episodoes of Bayard Sartoris almost driving into wagons with Negroes in them. SR

5328 Cultural Issues Law Guardianship
5327 Actions Economic Bankrupcy
5326 Cultural Issues Gender makeup
5325 Aesthetics Language YIPPPEEE
5324 Cultural Issues Gender Woman smoking
5323 Relationships Institutional Church-Town

Relationship between any of the Churches and the Town in which they are situated. The specific example here is that even though Reverend Schultz and his church found a new clerk to replace Uncle Willy, no one trusted the new stranger.

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

5321 Cultural Issues Clothes Shirtless
5320 Environment Time of Year April Fool's
5319 Actions Bodily Inject
5318 Cultural Issues War Veterans

This is a general marker for anything to do with veterans. The specific instance is the relationship between Jock and Captain Warren in "Death Drag." Although this is technically a "relationship" between veterans, the occurrence is so rare that it makes more sense to create a generic term.

5317 Aesthetics Language Aaahhhhhhh
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

5315 Cultural Issues Food Gum

Chewing gum

5314 Aesthetics Allusion, Historical Fields, Lew

Part of the vaudeville comedy duo Weber and Fields. JHB

5313 Aesthetics Allusion, Historical Weber, Joe

Part of the vaudeville comedy duo Weber and Fields. JHB

5312 Cultural Issues Race Jewish

This is listed under cultural identity and ethnic identity, but in "Death Drag" it is very clear that this is a racial difference. The text states, "When he came up the spectators saw that he, like the limping man, was also a Jew. That is, they knew at once that two of the strangers were of a different race from themselves, without being able to say what the difference was" (188). Not sure if it makes to consolidate with the other forms of identifying Jewishness. JHB

5311 Aesthetics Diction Stereotypical Jewish accent

Whenever the text imitates a Jewish accent. JHB

5310 Environment Public Airfield
5309 Cultural Issues Law Aviation

Any law related to aviation. JHB

5308 Cultural Issues Economy Market day
5307 Actions Bodily Dismemberment
5306 Environment Olfactory Decomposition
5305 Cultural Issues Agriculture Ownership
5304 Themes and Motifs Animals Owl
5303 Themes and Motifs Animals Possum
5302 Cultural Issues Race Economic basis of racism
5301 Themes and Motifs Money Confederate
5300 Cultural Issues History Plantation culture
5299 Cultural Issues History Old South and start of the war
5298 Cultural Issues Law Legal ownership
5297 Aesthetics Language Legal definitions
5296 Cultural Issues Economy Rural industry
5295 Aesthetics Allusion, Mythical Brunhilde
5294 Aesthetics Allusion, Mythical Helen
5293 Actions Work Weaving
5292 Cultural Issues History Panic of 1893
5291 Themes and Motifs Arrivals/Departures Showing up
5290 Actions Agricultural Child labor
5289 Themes and Motifs Money Saving
5288 Cultural Issues Religion Sunday school
5287 Environment Weather Ice
5286 Environment Atmospheric Bleak
5285 Relationships Familial Support|Neglect
5284 Actions Work Hotel employee
5283 Cultural Issues Law Chain gang
5282 Cultural Issues Crime Racialized
5281 Relationships Familial Family as shackle
5280 Actions Bodily Ejaculating
5279 Cultural Issues Sexuality Having sex
5278 Themes and Motifs Memory Haunted by past
5277 Cultural Issues History Convict labor
5276 Actions Physical Questing
5275 Themes and Motifs Absence/Loss Absence as presence
5274 Aesthetics Allusion, Biblical Magdalen
5273 Relationships Marital Marriage vs freedom
5272 Themes and Motifs Values Idealism
5271 Aesthetics Allusion, Literary Launcelot
5270 Aesthetics Narrative Suspended|Resumed
5269 Environment Olfactory Milk
5268 Relationships Interspecies Man-cow
5267 Actions Agricultural Milking a cow
5266 Themes and Motifs Money Disdaining money
5265 Aesthetics Tone Mock-heroic
5264 Environment Atmospheric Fire
5263 Cultural Issues Gender Female in peril
5262 Cultural Issues Gender Male rescuer