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Term ID Vocabularysort ascending Parent Term Description
5138 Themes and Motifs Objects Shaving brush
5139 Themes and Motifs Objects Magazine
5151 Themes and Motifs Objects Toothpaste
5154 Themes and Motifs Values Misogyny
5158 Themes and Motifs Objects Shovel
5160 Themes and Motifs Objects Flowers larkspur
5161 Themes and Motifs Objects Catechism
5162 Themes and Motifs Objects Organ
5163 Themes and Motifs Objects Harness strap
5173 Themes and Motifs Money Half dollar
5176 Themes and Motifs Animals Sheep
5187 Themes and Motifs Objects Dishes
5226 Themes and Motifs Story-telling Deadpan
5230 Themes and Motifs Absence/Loss Quest to recover
5231 Themes and Motifs Appearance As character
5232 Themes and Motifs Story-telling Risque
5242 Themes and Motifs Money Promissory note
5252 Themes and Motifs Character Self-deception
5253 Themes and Motifs Objects Fiddle
5259 Themes and Motifs Texts Notice
5266 Themes and Motifs Money Disdaining money
5272 Themes and Motifs Values Idealism
5275 Themes and Motifs Absence/Loss Absence as presence
5278 Themes and Motifs Memory Haunted by past
5289 Themes and Motifs Money Saving
5291 Themes and Motifs Arrivals/Departures Showing up
5301 Themes and Motifs Money Confederate
5303 Themes and Motifs Animals Possum
5304 Themes and Motifs Animals Owl
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

5330 Themes and Motifs Money Stud fee
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

5352 Themes and Motifs Death Of parent
5377 Themes and Motifs Art And civilization
5382 Themes and Motifs Character Generous
5393 Themes and Motifs Texts Mottoes
5401 Themes and Motifs Meaning Aesthetic experience
5406 Themes and Motifs Objects Cigarette lighter
5407 Themes and Motifs Money Meaning of
5425 Themes and Motifs Character Conventional
5431 Themes and Motifs Character Reactionary
5439 Themes and Motifs Money Ill-gotten
5446 Themes and Motifs Community Supportive
5486 Themes and Motifs Objects Shell
5491 Themes and Motifs Objects Bomb-sight
5496 Themes and Motifs Money Need for
5498 Themes and Motifs Supernatural Vision
5519 Themes and Motifs Character Amoral
5524 Themes and Motifs Home New home
5529 Themes and Motifs Naming As tribute
5534 Themes and Motifs Character Curmudgeonly
5536 Themes and Motifs Money Scholarship
5540 Themes and Motifs Objects Wheel chair
5559 Themes and Motifs Philosophical Freedom of choice
5573 Themes and Motifs Animals Grasshoppers
5574 Themes and Motifs (First level term) Grasshoppers
5578 Themes and Motifs Body Buttocks
5595 Themes and Motifs Community Gathering
5597 Themes and Motifs Objects License Plate
5613 Themes and Motifs Story-telling Gestures
5619 Themes and Motifs Animals Insects tick
5621 Themes and Motifs Inheritance Renouncing
5635 Themes and Motifs Art Classical Greek
5643 Themes and Motifs Objects Tankard
5645 Themes and Motifs Objects Pitcher
5646 Themes and Motifs Objects Slop jar
5681 Themes and Motifs Objects Kettle
5682 Themes and Motifs Objects Coffee pot
5683 Themes and Motifs Objects Cup
5687 Themes and Motifs Objects Pillow
397 Relationships (First level term) Ancestral
398 Relationships (First level term) Civic
399 Relationships (First level term) Commercial
400 Relationships (First level term) Familial
402 Relationships (First level term) Institutional
403 Relationships (First level term) Interracial
404 Relationships (First level term) Romantic
405 Relationships (First level term) Social
477 Relationships (First level term) Friendship
478 Relationships (First level term) Hierarchical
479 Relationships (First level term) Intergenerational
480 Relationships (First level term) Interspecies
481 Relationships (First level term) Marital
482 Relationships (First level term) Sexual
496 Relationships Familial Uncle-nephew
514 Relationships Familial Father-son
537 Relationships Commercial Customer relations
540 Relationships Commercial Employer-employee
545 Relationships Romantic Courtship
547 Relationships Social Homosocial rivalry
560 Relationships Marital Shotgun marriage
565 Relationships Familial Father-daughter
568 Relationships Familial Kinless
597 Relationships Social Adversarial
604 Relationships Familial Mother-daughter
610 Relationships Intergenerational Female
620 Relationships Familial Sibling
625 Relationships Marital Abusive
628 Relationships Marital Elopement
656 Relationships Familial Mother-son

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