Term IDsort ascending Vocabulary Parent Term Description
4446 Aesthetics Figures of Speech Dehumanizing

Narrative/narrator uses a metaphor that dehumanizes a character. Popeye "had that vicious depthless quality of stamped tin," in Sanctuary.

4445 Aesthetics Narrative Temporal discontinuity

When narrative relates events in achronological order, i.e. event3 followed by event1 followed by event2, etc. Cf. opening paragraph of Sanctuary. SR

4444 Themes and Motifs Objects rubber tree
4443 Aesthetics Figures of Speech Chess
4442 Aesthetics Allusion, Historical Battle of Ronceavaux Pass
4441 Themes and Motifs Texts Epitaph
4440 Themes and Motifs Death Plane accident
4439 Relationships Familial Dynasty
4438 Cultural Issues Gender Flapper
4437 Themes and Motifs Art Jazz music
4436 Aesthetics Allusion, Geographical California
4435 Cultural Issues Education Truancy
4434 Themes and Motifs Appearance Feminine
4433 Aesthetics Allusion, Literary Housman, A.E.
4432 Cultural Issues Progress Homogeneity
4431 Actions Bodily Work song
4430 Environment Public Architecture
4429 Environment Olfactory House
4428 Themes and Motifs Death And inheritance
4427 Themes and Motifs Values Success
4426 Cultural Issues Clothes And class
4425 Actions Communication Silence
4424 Themes and Motifs Community Stranger

I'm thinking of the times when someone enters a community who is unknown and the collective community has suspicions about this character. A clear example would be Lena Grove. (jj)

4423 Themes and Motifs Objects Flashlight
4422 Actions Movement Bicycle
4421 Themes and Motifs Objects tent
4420 Cultural Issues Age Middle age
4419 Themes and Motifs Texts Accounts
4418 Themes and Motifs Absence/Loss Substitute
4417 Themes and Motifs Objects Camera
4416 Actions Bodily Jumping
4415 Environment Time of Day Saturday night
4414 Environment Auditory Airplane sound
4413 Actions Violent Airplane crash
4412 Environment Public Barber shop
4411 Actions Bodily Limping
4410 Cultural Issues Entertainment Barnstorming
4409 Cultural Issues Law Burglary
4408 Themes and Motifs Death Disease
4407 Cultural Issues War Profiting from war
4406 Cultural Issues Ritual Visit
4405 Actions Verbal Moralizing
4404 Actions Verbal Howling
4403 Aesthetics Allusion, Literary Poe, Edgar Allan
4402 Cultural Issues Clothes Rags
4401 Themes and Motifs Objects Hatchet
4400 Aesthetics Allusion, Historical Pickett's Charge
4399 Themes and Motifs Recurring Tropes Glory
4398 Themes and Motifs Recurring Tropes Reunion
4397 Cultural Issues War Bivouac fires
4396 Environment Olfactory Camp-fire smoke
4395 Aesthetics Narrative Narrative shift
4394 Aesthetics Allusion, Geographical Richmond, Virginia
4393 Aesthetics Allusion, Historical Duke John of Lorraine
4392 Aesthetics Allusion, Historical Bertrand du Guesclin
4391 Aesthetics Allusion, Historical Roland of Roncesvalles
4390 Cultural Issues Class Caste system
4389 Aesthetics Allusion, Historical Battle of Corinth
4388 Aesthetics Allusion, Historical Battle of Vicksburg
4387 Aesthetics Allusion, Historical Battle of Franklin
4386 Aesthetics Allusion, Historical Battle of Chickamauga
4385 Aesthetics Allusion, Geographical Georgia
4384 Actions Military Rescue
4383 Actions Emotional Anguish
4382 Aesthetics Narrative Narrative anomaly
4381 Aesthetics Allusion, Historical Alabama Secession Convention
4380 Aesthetics Allusion, Geographical Mexico
4379 Aesthetics Allusion, Geographical Corinth, Mississippi
4378 Aesthetics Allusion, Geographical Pittsburg Landing, Tennessee
4377 Environment Domestic Space Drawing room
4376 Actions Emotional Disappointment
4375 Actions Communication Lack of communication

To be used generally for any instance in which information is suppressed or not passed between individuals. This can apply to individuals sharing the same space or to communication across longer distances. JC

4374 Themes and Motifs Home Belonging
4373 Aesthetics Figures of Speech Food and drink imagery
4372 Aesthetics Figures of Speech Weaponry imagery
4371 Aesthetics Allusion, Geographical Oxford, Mississippi
4370 Actions Mental Calculation
4369 Aesthetics Allusion, Historical Sabine people
4368 Themes and Motifs Time Lost time
4367 Themes and Motifs Recurring Tropes Revenge
4366 Themes and Motifs Time Simultaneity of time
4365 Themes and Motifs Character Shrewdness
4364 Aesthetics Allusion, Biblical Jericho
4363 Aesthetics Allusion, Geographical Rome
4362 Themes and Motifs Character Conviction
4361 Cultural Issues Law Compensation
4360 Actions Mental Logically reasoning
4359 Relationships Familial Descendants
4358 Aesthetics Allusion, Biblical Seraphim and cherubim
4357 Themes and Motifs Animals Woodpecker|Lord-to-God
4356 Cultural Issues Violence Torture
4355 Actions Emotional Incredulity
4354 Cultural Issues Religion Voodoo
4353 Environment Auditory Sound of drums
4352 Cultural Issues Food Sugar
4351 Aesthetics Narrative Gaps
4350 Themes and Motifs Character Self-reliance
4349 Themes and Motifs Recurring Tropes Design
4348 Aesthetics Figures of Speech Gambling imagery
4347 Actions Movement Ship