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Term IDsort ascending Vocabulary Parent Term Description
1209 Actions Domestic Child care
1208 Actions Moral Lying
1207 Actions Domestic Milking
1206 Actions Domestic Nursing
1205 Actions Domestic Cleaning
1204 Aesthetics Description Eyes
1203 Actions Mental Discovery
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

1201 Themes and Motifs Animals Goat
1200 Actions Movement Buggy
1199 Environment Time of Year March
1198 Environment Place Sawmill
1197 Environment Time of Year Christmas
1196 Themes and Motifs Character Work ethic
1195 Actions Economic Trading
1194 Cultural Issues Economy Wages
1193 Actions Work Sawmilling
1192 Actions Economic Renting
1191 Cultural Issues Economy Poverty
1190 Cultural Issues Clothes Shoes
1189 Actions Domestic Washing
1188 Cultural Issues Age Premature aging
1187 Themes and Motifs Character Independence
1186 Aesthetics Narrative Collaborative narration

Any time multiple characters or voices participate in relating a story. JW

1185 Actions Verbal Storytelling
1184 Cultural Issues Land-Use Corn farming
1183 Themes and Motifs Objects Shotgun
1182 Actions Emotional Fury
1181 Environment Domestic Space Log house
1180 Aesthetics Intertextuality Embedded text, lettering
1179 Cultural Issues Agriculture Cotton
1178 Cultural Issues Agriculture Corn
1177 Themes and Motifs Recurring Tropes Endurance
1176 Cultural Issues Agriculture Soil quality
1175 Environment Natural Hills
1174 Cultural Issues Class Working
1173 Actions Mental Contemplation
1172 Aesthetics Genre Conventions Mystery
1171 Cultural Issues Law Retrial
1170 Actions Legal Discharging jury
1169 Actions Legal Deliberating
1168 Relationships Marital Bigamy
1167 Aesthetics Allusion, Historical Jackson, Thomas "Stonewall"
1166 Themes and Motifs Naming Named for historical figure
1165 Cultural Issues Identity, Cultural Hill country
1164 Actions Physical Climbing tree
1163 Cultural Issues Law Hung jury
1162 Actions Legal Recess
1161 Themes and Motifs Morals Responsibility
1160 Themes and Motifs Inheritance Traits

In the biological sense rather than the legal or economic one: inherited physical, psychological, or moral characteristics. JW

1159 Themes and Motifs Philosophical Human nature
1158 Actions Legal Summation
1157 Cultural Issues Law Eye for an eye

I opted for the more familiar phrase over "Talionic code of justice" to facilitate searching. JW

1156 Cultural Issues Law Hearing
1155 Cultural Issues Region The South

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

1154 Cultural Issues Agriculture Farming life
1153 Aesthetics Description Character portrait
1152 Cultural Issues Law Indictment
1151 Cultural Issues Law Grand jury
1150 Actions Mental Remembering
1148 Cultural Issues Law Property
1147 Relationships Marital Alleged
1146 Actions Communication Newspaper article
1145 Actions Legal Claim
1144 Actions Legal Confession
1143 Actions Verbal Confession
1142 Cultural Issues Law Bill of sale
1141 Themes and Motifs Absence/Loss Kinlessness

I chose this term because it includes orphanhood but isn't limited to it. JW

1140 Relationships Social Assailant-victim
1139 Aesthetics Narrative Self-correction

When the narrator corrects, or significantly qualifies, an immediately preceding statement or account. JW

1138 Themes and Motifs Morals Right

As in rightness, explicitly considered as a moral issue. JW

1137 Themes and Motifs Morals Justice

When explicitly considered as a moral issue. JW

1136 Aesthetics Allusion, Geographical Heidelberg, Germany
1135 Aesthetics Allusion, Geographical Harvard University
1134 Actions Work Lawyering

Performing any sort of work as an attorney at law. JW

1133 Actions Legal Defending

Serving as a defense attorney. JW

1132 Cultural Issues Law Law school
1131 Themes and Motifs Story-telling Story-telling passim
1130 Actions Agricultural Plowing
1129 Themes and Motifs Objects Honeysuckle
1128 Actions Movement Mule
1127 Themes and Motifs Objects Coffee
1126 Actions Verbal Begging
1125 Actions Domestic Cooking
1124 Cultural Issues Race Stereotype cannibalism
1123 Aesthetics Allusion, Historical Washington, George
1122 Aesthetics Allusion, Biblical Benjamin
1121 Aesthetics Allusion, Biblical Pharaoh
1120 Aesthetics Allusion, Geographical Senegambia
1119 Aesthetics Allusion, Geographical Jackson, Mississippi
1118 Actions Physical Cooking
1117 Actions Emotional Peace
1116 Aesthetics Figures of Speech Negation

This is the term for when the narrative suggests an image or action, but only in the act of denying it: "He was not crying." EP

1115 Themes and Motifs Values Justice
1114 Actions Bodily Hiding
1113 Actions Moral Stealing
1112 Themes and Motifs Objects Fire
1111 Actions Domestic Camping
1110 Actions Movement Horse
1109 Actions Economic Gifting

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