Keywords

Term IDsort ascending Vocabulary Parent Term Description
3882 Themes and Motifs Animals Insects bees
3881 Environment Natural Orchard
3880 Themes and Motifs Character Blackguard
3879 Environment Otherworldly Earth / the world
3878 Themes and Motifs Philosophical Infinity
3877 Aesthetics Figures of Speech Stencil
3876 Cultural Issues Religion Apotheosis
3875 Aesthetics Figures of Speech Pencil
3874 Aesthetics Figures of Speech Threads
3873 Aesthetics Description Color yellow
3872 Aesthetics Figures of Speech Fire
3871 Aesthetics Diction Southern dialect
3870 Environment Time of Day One o'clock p.m.
3869 Environment Public Church steeple
3868 Cultural Issues Progress Streetcar line
3867 Cultural Issues Progress Factory
3866 Aesthetics Allusion, Biblical Old Testament Book of Proverbs
3865 Themes and Motifs Money Prize value
3864 Cultural Issues Hunting and Fishing Fishing contest
3863 Cultural Issues Hunting and Fishing Local legend
3862 Aesthetics Allusion, Biblical Old Testament Book Song of Songs
3861 Themes and Motifs Death Respect
3860 Environment Natural Water moving / flowing
3859 Cultural Issues Food Peanut
3858 Themes and Motifs Animals Insect fly
3857 Themes and Motifs Animals Fish trout
3856 Aesthetics Figures of Speech Arrow
3855 Themes and Motifs Character Cautious
3854 Actions Emotional Horror
3853 Actions Physical Pointing
3852 Aesthetics Allusion, Literary Poem "The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock"
3851 Aesthetics Allusion, Literary Dante's Inferno
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

3849 Environment Otherworldly Hellfire
3848 Aesthetics Allusion, Mythical Narcissus
3847 Aesthetics Figures of Speech Clean flame
3846 Environment Natural Leaf / leaves
3845 Themes and Motifs Appearance Depth / deepness
3844 Themes and Motifs Appearance Surface
3843 Themes and Motifs Animals Insects mayflies
3842 Themes and Motifs Death Compared to sleep
3841 Themes and Motifs Death Dying wish
3840 Actions Play Sport-fencing
3839 Actions Interaction, Private Assist
3838 Cultural Issues Crime Prevention
3837 Relationships Familial Stepparent-child
3836 Actions Emotional Practicality
3835 Actions Perceptual Experiencing second-hand / vicariously
3834 Actions Emotional Tragic / tragedy
3833 Themes and Motifs Meaning Limitations of words / language
3832 Themes and Motifs Philosophical Unnatural / Contrary to nature
3831 Actions Work Horse training
3830 Aesthetics Allusion, Mythical Unicorn
3829 Cultural Issues Gender Chastity / purity
3828 Aesthetics Allusion, Literary Shelley, Percy Bysshe
3827 Aesthetics Language Foreign language
3826 Themes and Motifs Absence/Loss Losing vs never having

Added for when Quentin makes the observation, about a man who castrated himself, "It's not not having them. It's never to have had them." I believe similar ideas crop up elsewhere in Faulkner - distinguishing between having and losing, or never having in the first place. JBP

3825 Actions Violent Self-mutilation
3824 Actions Violent Castration
3823 Environment Natural Rocks / stones
3822 Aesthetics Description Color gray
3821 Environment Natural Lichen / fungi
3820 Themes and Motifs Meaning Paternity
3819 Aesthetics Language WhoOooooooooooooooo
3818 Aesthetics Language WhoOoooo
3817 Environment Auditory Hunting horn
3816 Environment Olfactory Kerosene lantern
3815 Themes and Motifs Objects Coal oil
3814 Themes and Motifs Animals Insects lice
3813 Actions Legal Remarriage
3812 Cultural Issues Economy Oil business
3811 Relationships Sexual Desertion
3810 Cultural Issues Identity, Cultural Englishness
3809 Themes and Motifs Morals Dishonor
3808 Actions Physical Tripping
3807 Cultural Issues Sexuality Sensuality
3806 Aesthetics Allusion, Mythical Lethe
3805 Aesthetics Allusion, Geographical Reno, Nevada
3804 Actions Mental Incomprehension
3803 Actions Bodily Blushing
3802 Actions Physical Cuddling
3801 Actions Mental Distraction
3800 Themes and Motifs Objects Cigarette
3799 Cultural Issues Alcohol Toddy
3798 Themes and Motifs Art African American music
3797 Actions Work Milling
3796 Aesthetics Allusion, Historical Homer
3795 Cultural Issues Crime Embezzlement
3794 Actions Violent Sexual assault
3793 Actions Non-human Dog barking
3792 Aesthetics Allusion, Geographical Johnstown, Pennsylvania
3791 Environment Auditory Train sound
3790 Environment Auditory Dog barking
3789 Aesthetics Allusion, Mythical Female monsters
3788 Aesthetics Allusion, Mythical Chimera / Chimaera
3787 Aesthetics Figures of Speech Violent in figurative sense

For when a text uses "violent" in a figurative sense for things not actually violent -- violent fecundity, for instance, or "cheap violent blues" of someone's clothing. JBP

3786 Aesthetics Description Color green
3785 Environment Natural Fecundity / lushness
3784 Environment Weather Coolness
3783 Environment Place Stone wall

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