Term ID Vocabularysort descending Parent Term Description
1153 Aesthetics Description Character portrait
3579 Aesthetics Allusion, Geographical Charles River
3241 Aesthetics Allusion, Geographical Charleston, South Carolina
5117 Aesthetics Allusion, Historical Chateau-Thierry
2882 Aesthetics Allusion, Geographical Chattanooga, Tennessee
4443 Aesthetics Figures of Speech Chess
3903 Aesthetics Figures of Speech Chess imagery stalemate
2167 Aesthetics Allusion, Geographical Chicago
4811 Aesthetics Allusion, Historical Chickamauga
2955 Aesthetics Allusion, Geographical Chickhahominy River
5228 Aesthetics Narrative Child's perspective
3788 Aesthetics Allusion, Mythical Chimera / Chimaera
5414 Aesthetics Allusion, Geographical China
1336 Aesthetics Allusion, Biblical Christ
2506 Aesthetics Symbolism Christian
2096 Aesthetics Narrative Chronological enjambment

When the narrative apposes two chronologically distant moments in a single sentence, right on top of each other.

4277 Aesthetics Allusion, Historical Churchill, John, Duke of Marlborough
5477 Aesthetics Allusion, Historical Churchill, Winston
4522 Aesthetics Allusion, Literary Cicero
3176 Aesthetics Allusion, Historical Cincinnatus
3228 Aesthetics Allusion, Historical Claiborne
5492 Aesthetics Allusion, Geographical Clarksdale, Mississippi
3170 Aesthetics Allusion, Literary Classical rhetoric
1991 Aesthetics Figures of Speech Clay
3847 Aesthetics Figures of Speech Clean flame
4152 Aesthetics Symbolism Cleansing power of water
4121 Aesthetics Allusion, Historical Cleveland, Grover
5480 Aesthetics Allusion, Historical Clostermann, Pierre
3372 Aesthetics Figures of Speech Cloud
2190 Aesthetics Allusion, Mythical Clytemnestra
4072 Aesthetics Figures of Speech Coal dust
2838 Aesthetics Allusion, Historical Cobb, Ty
4577 Aesthetics Allusion, Geographical Cockrum
4826 Aesthetics Allusion, Historical Cockrum
1871 Aesthetics Allusion, Historical Coke upon Littleton
1274 Aesthetics Allusion, Literary Coleridge, Samuel
1186 Aesthetics Narrative Collaborative narration

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

5028 Aesthetics Recurring Episodes Colonel Sartoris killed
3646 Aesthetics Description Color blue
3645 Aesthetics Description Color bronze
3583 Aesthetics Description Color brown
3822 Aesthetics Description Color gray
3786 Aesthetics Description Color green
4075 Aesthetics Description Color lilac
4507 Aesthetics Description Color maroon
3584 Aesthetics Description Color of leaf tobacco
3961 Aesthetics Description Color pink
4508 Aesthetics Description Color purple
3144 Aesthetics Description Color red
3897 Aesthetics Description Color white
3873 Aesthetics Description Color yellow
3409 Aesthetics Allusion, Historical Columbus, Christopher
5531 Aesthetics Allusion, Geographical Columbus, Mississippi
2552 Aesthetics Genre Conventions Comedy
5090 Aesthetics Allusion, Biblical Commandments
1852 Aesthetics Narrative Commentary
586 Aesthetics Narrative Communal narrative
5208 Aesthetics Recurring Episodes Compson land acquired
5207 Aesthetics Recurring Episodes Compsons sell pasture
5058 Aesthetics Recurring Episodes Confederate monument unveiled
5213 Aesthetics Recurring Episodes Confederate raid in Memphis
3568 Aesthetics Allusion, Biblical Conflation of several possible sources

I added this to account for a Biblical allusion ("Benjamin child of mine old age") that seems to have several possible Old Testament sources, representing a kind of conflating of those sources. JBP

1016 Aesthetics Narrative Conjectural narration

This is the term I came up with to describe situations where the narrator (I was thinking mainly of anonymous narrators) uses phrases like "perhaps," "probably," "might," "maybe" to weaken the certainty or authority of what's being narrated. Where, that is, the narrator hedges his bets. JW

5019 Aesthetics Allusion, Literary Conrad, Joseph
3280 Aesthetics Language Contemporary slang
3088 Aesthetics Narrative Contested

I created this to capture scenes when two or more characters interrupt each other's attempt to create a narrative - specifically, in the context of the way Gavin (and sometimes the Governor) seize on parts of Temple's story that she would rather not dwell on. SR

1470 Aesthetics Narrative Conversation with oneself
4568 Aesthetics Allusion, Historical Coolidge, Calvin
1877 Aesthetics Allusion, Literary Cooper, James Fenimore
4379 Aesthetics Allusion, Geographical Corinth, Mississippi
2864 Aesthetics Allusion, Historical Corot, Jean-Baptiste-Camille
4093 Aesthetics Figures of Speech Coupled
3892 Aesthetics Allusion, Geographical Coventry, England
1715 Aesthetics Symbolism Created by characters
2670 Aesthetics Figures of Speech Creditor
1885 Aesthetics Allusion, Biblical Crucifixion
2165 Aesthetics Allusion, Historical Crusades
2144 Aesthetics Allusion, Geographical Cuba
1959 Aesthetics Style Cubism
5523 Aesthetics Allusion, Geographical Cumberland County, Mississippi
3051 Aesthetics Allusion, Geographical Cumberland Gap|Cumberland Mountains
4612 Aesthetics Narrative Cyclical
1686 Aesthetics Allusion, Mythical Damocles sword
3851 Aesthetics Allusion, Literary Dante's Inferno
5436 Aesthetics Allusion, Historical Das Kapital
5007 Aesthetics Typography/Orthography Dash
2662 Aesthetics Allusion, Historical Davis, Jefferson
5481 Aesthetics Allusion, Historical Daymond
3552 Aesthetics Allusion, Historical De Soto, Hernando
5069 Aesthetics Recurring Episodes De Spain creates camp
5223 Aesthetics Allusion, Historical Dead-eye Dick
3516 Aesthetics Figures of Speech Death / Dead imagery
1688 Aesthetics Interpretation Debunking story
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.

3421 Aesthetics Description Delayed decoding

Used in instances when the initial description of an object is ambiguous or defamiliarized, and the narrative only later clarifies exactly what was being described. For example, in _Flags in the Dust_, a clarinet is initially described as "a slender tube frosted over with keys" (143). BR

1751 Aesthetics Narrative Delayed revelation

Any time in a narrative where something happens, but the exact nature of the event is not revealed till some time later. Faulkner uses this technique quite often. The example here is from Monk, where Monk had apparently been living in a house for several months, but the town does not find out about it until months later.

3484 Aesthetics Allusion, Biblical Delilah
1890 Aesthetics Allusion, Mythical Demon
2458 Aesthetics Allusion, Historical Demosthenes
5624 Aesthetics Diction Derogatory socio-economic term