Keywords

Term IDsort ascending Vocabulary Parent Term Description
4244 Relationships Interracial As rebellious
4243 Aesthetics Allusion, Historical Cambrai
4242 Themes and Motifs Appearance Racialized
4241 Cultural Issues Race Passing
4240 Environment Domestic Space Closet
4239 Aesthetics Allusion, Historical Sheridan, Philip
4238 Actions Emotional Introspective
4237 Aesthetics Allusion, Historical Kitchener, Horatio Herbert
4236 Themes and Motifs Recurring Tropes Dark house
4235 Environment Public Bank
4234 Actions Economic Receiving money
4233 Cultural Issues Identity, Cultural Southern stereotype
4232 Actions Economic Barter
4231 Actions Violent Homicide
4230 Cultural Issues Government Bureaucracy
4229 Relationships Familial Nepotism
4228 Cultural Issues War Military awards
4227 Actions Interaction, Private Sexual
4226 Cultural Issues Education Military education
4225 Actions Play Prank
4224 Themes and Motifs Psychological Repression
4223 Actions Interaction, Private Rejection
4222 Cultural Issues War Prisoner
4221 Aesthetics Language Slang, military
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

4219 Aesthetics Allusion, Geographical Amiens, France
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.

4217 Aesthetics Language Grammatically incorrect
4216 Themes and Motifs Recurring Tropes Apotheosis
4215 Aesthetics Description Location portrait
4214 Themes and Motifs Objects Construction tools
4213 Actions Communication Censorship
4212 Cultural Issues War Psychological effects
4211 Themes and Motifs Body Physical disability
4210 Themes and Motifs Recurring Tropes Vanishing
4209 Themes and Motifs Recurring Tropes Apparition
4208 Aesthetics Allusion, Historical Jazz Age
4207 Aesthetics Figures of Speech Musical imagery
4206 Themes and Motifs Past Past vs present
4205 Themes and Motifs Objects Farming tools
4204 Aesthetics Allusion, Historical Armistice Day
4203 Cultural Issues Clothes Tennis shoes
4202 Environment Weather Fog
4201 Relationships Romantic Engagement
4200 Actions Perceptual Hearing
4199 Actions Mental Disorientation
4198 Themes and Motifs Arrivals/Departures Return to Yoknapatawpha
4197 Themes and Motifs Appearance Nondescript
4196 Relationships Marital Entrapment
4195 Aesthetics Allusion, Geographical Alabama
4194 Actions Work Traveling salesman
4193 Cultural Issues Health and Illness Cure
4192 Cultural Issues Hunting and Fishing Sacramental
4191 Actions Perceptual Observing
4190 Aesthetics Figures of Speech Native American
4189 Aesthetics Figures of Speech Technological imagery
4188 Themes and Motifs Home Distance from home

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

4187 Environment Auditory Shots
4186 Cultural Issues Education Dropping out
4185 Cultural Issues Food Bear meat
4184 Environment Time of Day Nine o'clock p.m.
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).

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

4176 Cultural Issues Hunting and Fishing Competition
4175 Actions Play Joking around
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

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

4172 Actions Verbal Reticence
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

4170 Aesthetics Figures of Speech Vernacular
4169 Actions Emotional Fascination
4168 Actions Violent Poisoning
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

4166 Actions Emotional Possessiveness
4165 Aesthetics Narrative Reported narration passim
4164 Aesthetics Allusion, Historical Great Depression
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).

4162 Actions Work Barbering
4161 Themes and Motifs Objects Scythe
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

4159 Relationships Familial Uncertain relationship
4158 Aesthetics Allusion, Mythical Leda and the Swan
4157 Aesthetics Allusion, Geographical Atlantic City, New Jersey
4156 Actions Emotional Humiliation
4155 Actions Bodily Heart beating
4154 Aesthetics Language no no
4153 Aesthetics Allusion, Biblical Baptism
4152 Aesthetics Symbolism Cleansing power of water
4151 Relationships Marital Reconciliation
4150 Themes and Motifs Objects Willow tree
4149 Cultural Issues Clothes Wet clothes
4148 Themes and Motifs Absence/Loss Missing
4147 Environment Time of Year Monday
4146 Themes and Motifs Animals Insects crickets
4145 Cultural Issues Clothes Skirt

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