Keywords

Term IDsort ascending Vocabulary Parent Term Description
4175 Actions Play Joking around
4174 Cultural Issues Food Race

This keyword should be used when food is connected to race. Examples could include when certain foods are coded racially or when food consumption is related to racial identity. CR

4173 Actions Communication Non-human

To capture when an animal "talks" - for example, when the narrator of "Race at Morning" says the lead dog Eagle "said, 'There he goes'" when he saw the deer. Here the narrator translates the dog's baying into words, but that isn't necessary with this term. It's for when communication occurs between species, probably always between an animal and a person. SR

4172 Actions Verbal Reticence
4171 Themes and Motifs Animals Sentience

Created to capture passages which describe an animal as thinking, knowing - specifically, for the way the horse and the hunting dogs "know where" the deer was hiding "as good as we did" in "Race at Morning," a knowledge that is seen is their behavior (299). SR

4170 Aesthetics Figures of Speech Vernacular
4169 Actions Emotional Fascination
4168 Actions Violent Poisoning
4167 Cultural Issues Race Inequalities

Created to capture the pervasive patterns of difference caused by race - specifically, that the white hunters in "Race at Morning" carry good guns while Simon carries an old "britchloader slung on a piece of plow line" (298). Could also be used to capture what Bayard calls the "arrangements" between him and Ringo, etc. SR

4166 Actions Emotional Possessiveness
4165 Aesthetics Narrative Reported narration passim
4164 Aesthetics Allusion, Historical Great Depression
4163 Environment Weather Perfect Weather

Perfect, that is, for the context - which can either mean clear sunlight OR pitch darkness, frost or rain. Whenever the weather feels right. For the dawn of the hunt in "Race at Morning," it means "cold and bright" (297).

4162 Actions Work Barbering
4161 Themes and Motifs Objects Scythe
4160 Actions Perceptual Moment of vision

For moments when a character sees something charged with a sense of wonder or awe - created for the boy seeing the buck in "Race at Morning," but also appropriate for Sarty seeing De Spain's mansion or Ike seeing the bear. SR

4159 Relationships Familial Uncertain relationship
4158 Aesthetics Allusion, Mythical Leda and the Swan
4157 Aesthetics Allusion, Geographical Atlantic City, New Jersey
4156 Actions Emotional Humiliation
4155 Actions Bodily Heart beating
4154 Aesthetics Language no no
4153 Aesthetics Allusion, Biblical Baptism
4152 Aesthetics Symbolism Cleansing power of water
4151 Relationships Marital Reconciliation
4150 Themes and Motifs Objects Willow tree
4149 Cultural Issues Clothes Wet clothes
4148 Themes and Motifs Absence/Loss Missing
4147 Environment Time of Year Monday
4146 Themes and Motifs Animals Insects crickets
4145 Cultural Issues Clothes Skirt
4144 Environment Natural Sand
4143 Cultural Issues Government Interference
4142 Aesthetics Figures of Speech Mirror
4141 Relationships Marital Breakup
4140 Cultural Issues Gender Black women
4139 Aesthetics Figures of Speech Island of silence
4138 Actions Hunting Hounds
4137 Cultural Issues Class Town v. country/farm
4136 Themes and Motifs Community Knowledge
4135 Aesthetics Allusion, Geographical Syria
4134 Themes and Motifs Money Inheritance
4133 Cultural Issues Law Inheritance refusal
4132 Themes and Motifs Texts Title
4131 Relationships Interracial Siblings
4130 Relationships Interracial Prospective

When characters discuss or a character thinks about the possibility of an interracial relationship. SR

4129 Cultural Issues Identity, Personal Financial independence
4128 Cultural Issues Migration North
4127 Themes and Motifs Story-telling Retelling
4126 Relationships Familial Genealogy
4125 Relationships Marital Divorce
4124 Actions Emotional Dementia
4123 Themes and Motifs Naming Wrong name
4122 Aesthetics Allusion, Historical Taft, President
4121 Aesthetics Allusion, Historical Cleveland, Grover
4120 Themes and Motifs Money Silver dollar
4119 Themes and Motifs Money Check
4118 Themes and Motifs Objects Metal detector
4117 Aesthetics Allusion, Biblical Jehovah
4116 Themes and Motifs Money Treasure
4115 Cultural Issues Economy Ledger
4114 Aesthetics Figures of Speech Rats
4113 Aesthetics Allusion, Geographical Amsterdam
4112 Aesthetics Allusion, Historical Schiller, Friedrich
4111 Aesthetics Allusion, Historical Beethoven, Ludwig van
4110 Aesthetics Allusion, Historical Goethe, Johann
4109 Aesthetics Allusion, Historical Bach, Johann Sebastian
4108 Relationships Familial Father-son in law
4107 Aesthetics Narrative Suspense
4106 Cultural Issues Alcohol Wine hamper
4105 Aesthetics Language ah ah ah
4104 Aesthetics Language Ah Ah Ah
4103 Aesthetics Language yes Yes Yes yes
4102 Aesthetics Figures of Speech Wild breath
4101 Aesthetics Figures of Speech Locked
4100 Environment Natural Cedar trees
4099 Aesthetics Figures of Speech Affirmation

Similar to the keyword for negation, but for when a text vaguely affirms or says yes about something. (Cf. Quentin saying "we did" and "yes Yes Yes yes" on 148-49 of SF.) JBP

4098 Cultural Issues Alcohol Drink recipe
4097 Aesthetics Figures of Speech Old maid
4096 Cultural Issues Alcohol Traditional southern drink
4095 Themes and Motifs Objects Plant mint
4094 Cultural Issues Alcohol Mint julep
4093 Aesthetics Figures of Speech Coupled
4092 Environment Public Courtroom
4091 Cultural Issues Clothes Glasses
4090 Aesthetics Figures of Speech Swine
4089 Aesthetics Allusion, Mythical Abduction myths
4088 Aesthetics Allusion, Mythical Euboeleus / Eubuleus
4087 Aesthetics Allusion, Mythical Persephone
4086 Relationships Marital Certificate
4085 Aesthetics Figures of Speech Bestial imagery
4084 Aesthetics Allusion, Literary Othello
4083 Actions Verbal Responding
4082 Actions Verbal Banter / small talk
4081 Themes and Motifs Objects Oars
4080 Actions Physical Winking
4079 Cultural Issues War U.S. Army
4078 Actions Perceptual Blurring
4077 Cultural Issues War Royal Air Force
4076 Aesthetics Figures of Speech Paint

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