Term ID Vocabulary Parent Termsort descending Description
2172 Themes and Motifs Values Faithfulness

Faithfulness as a general virtue, synonymous with fidelity and/or loyalty (unless others think those merit a separate keyword entry). Wasn't sure if this should go here or go also or instead under Actions > Emotions. JBP

544 Environment Time of Year Fall
3642 Actions Bodily Falling
1210 Themes and Motifs Naming False name
1831 Relationships Social Fame
400 Relationships (First level term) Familial
4893 Environment Atmospheric Familiar
3901 Actions Perceptual Familiarity
313 Cultural Issues Slavery Family
5281 Relationships Familial Family as shackle
1304 Actions Verbal Family history
2857 Themes and Motifs Past Family history
4476 Themes and Motifs Values Family honor
4851 Cultural Issues Identity, Personal Family role
4250 Themes and Motifs Values Family values

Not to be confused with the contemporary politically charged term. Rather, these are values shared by all or most members of the family. It's what your mamma or daddy taught you. JB and EP

2466 Themes and Motifs Objects Fan
5153 Cultural Issues Religion Fanaticism
2915 Cultural Issues Clothes Fancy
3327 Actions Mental Fantasizing
2611 Aesthetics Narrative Fantasy

Whenever a narrator engages in an event that she or he knows to be pure fantasy or wish fulfillment. JC

1447 Cultural Issues Mass Media Fantasy

The fantasies generated in viewers, readers, or listeners by the mass media. What in "Dry September," in reference to Hollywood cinema, Faulkner calls "the silver dream." BR

3753 Cultural Issues Sexuality Fantasy
1370 Aesthetics Tone Farce
866 Environment Place Farm
881 Environment Place Farm
1833 Actions Agricultural Farming
813 Actions Work Farming
3634 Cultural Issues Agriculture Farming
1010 Cultural Issues Labor Farming
1154 Cultural Issues Agriculture Farming life
4205 Themes and Motifs Objects Farming tools
4169 Actions Emotional Fascination
4608 Actions Bodily Fasting
4607 Actions Physical Fasting
2263 Actions Mental Fatalism
1927 Themes and Motifs Recurring Tropes Fatality
1278 Aesthetics Allusion, Mythical Fate
2532 Themes and Motifs Determinism Fated

Created to describe a situation that seems meant to be, as when Susan Reed seems destined for Hawkshaw's barbershop in "Hair." --LW & BR

1067 Relationships Marital Father in law-son in law
3279 Themes and Motifs Recurring Tropes Father said
565 Relationships Familial Father-daughter
514 Relationships Familial Father-son
4108 Relationships Familial Father-son in law
3942 Themes and Motifs Appearance Fatness / obesity
2802 Aesthetics Intertextuality Faulkner text
2300 Aesthetics Allusion, Literary Faustus
4452 Relationships Familial Favoritism
505 Actions Emotional Fear
5552 Cultural Issues Sexuality Fear of sex
1229 Environment Time of Year February
3785 Environment Natural Fecundity / lushness
5461 Cultural Issues Government Federal Bureau of Investigation
1735 Cultural Issues Government Federal laws and regulations
5555 Cultural Issues Law Federal vs state crime
1236 Actions Domestic Feeding
3078 Actions Bodily Feeling pain
3764 Relationships Social Fellow alumni of a college or university
1360 Cultural Issues Sexuality Female
610 Relationships Intergenerational Female
3991 Cultural Issues Gender Female body
2516 Cultural Issues Education Female education
4996 Actions Interaction, Social Female gathering
5263 Cultural Issues Gender Female in peril
1477 Cultural Issues Gender Female intuition

This is any event in which women are able to "intuit" gender relationships. The case in point is in My Grandmother Millard where Granny intuits the budding relationship between Melisandre and Cousin Phillip. Although the projection is certainly Faulkner's, it ties into broader nineteenth and twentieth century patriarchal notions of feminine intuition. Joost Burgers

3789 Aesthetics Allusion, Mythical Female monsters
3481 Cultural Issues Gender Female stereotype
4434 Themes and Motifs Appearance Feminine
4006 Cultural Issues Gender Feminine man
639 Cultural Issues Gender Femininity
530 Themes and Motifs Objects Fence
3355 Cultural Issues Entertainment Ferris wheel
2542 Actions Movement Ferry
3692 Aesthetics Figures of Speech Fertilise / Fertility imagery
1913 Actions Movement Fetching
5604 Cultural Issues Sexuality Fetishism
1442 Cultural Issues Health and Illness Fever
836 Relationships Romantic Fiance
5253 Themes and Motifs Objects Fiddle
4313 Environment Domestic Space Field
1023 Environment Place Field
307 Cultural Issues Slavery Field slaves vs house slaves
5107 Aesthetics Allusion, Literary Fielding, Henry
5314 Aesthetics Allusion, Historical Fields, Lew

Part of the vaudeville comedy duo Weber and Fields. JHB

550 Actions Violent Fighting
408 Aesthetics (First level term) Figures of Speech
1756 Environment Public Filling Station
1252 Themes and Motifs Money Filthy lucre

When money elicits moral contempt: as tainted, corrupting, compromised, beneath one. JW

4129 Cultural Issues Identity, Personal Financial independence
2127 Actions Physical Finding

For when the text refers to the explicit act of someone or something being found; may include things found that were not actually being searched for. (Cf. Luster's search for a quarter, and the other things he finds.) -JBP

3554 Themes and Motifs Body Fingers
3872 Aesthetics Figures of Speech Fire
1112 Themes and Motifs Objects Fire
3429 Environment Natural Fire
5264 Environment Atmospheric Fire
4054 Aesthetics Symbolism Fire
5612 Environment Olfactory Fire
875 Themes and Motifs Recurring Tropes Fire on the hearth
1983 Cultural Issues Law Firearms

Any formal or informal practices regarding firearms that are functionally law, whether these practices are recognized in a court or not. For example, the assumption that no one in Maury Priest's workplace would bring a gun in the Reivers or the shop owner who refuses to sells Mink ammunition in the Mansion. This definition also includes legal violations of laws surrounding firearms. JB

1986 Themes and Motifs Animals Fireflies
2114 Environment Atmospheric Firelight