Keywords

Term ID Vocabularysort ascending Parent Term Description
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
5661 Aesthetics Allusion, Historical DeFrance, Abraham
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
1099 Aesthetics (First level term) Description
2374 Aesthetics Figures of Speech Desert island
4749 Aesthetics Genre Conventions Detective fiction
3281 Aesthetics Typography/Orthography Dialogue with no quotation marks
5467 Aesthetics Allusion, Literary Dickens, Charles
3782 Aesthetics Allusion, Literary Dickinson, Emily
3230 Aesthetics Allusion, Historical Dickson
407 Aesthetics (First level term) Diction
1698 Aesthetics Allusion, Historical Dillinger, John
5245 Aesthetics Allusion, Mythical Dionysus
1902 Aesthetics Figures of Speech Disease
4868 Aesthetics Narrative Disruption
1930 Aesthetics Allusion, Biblical Divine intervention
1936 Aesthetics Allusion, Mythical Djinn
5562 Aesthetics Allusion, Geographical Doddsville, Mississippi
2387 Aesthetics Allusion, Literary Don Juan
4302 Aesthetics Allusion, Literary Don Quixote
4527 Aesthetics Allusion, Literary Donne, John
5039 Aesthetics Recurring Episodes Doom becomes chief
1308 Aesthetics Typography/Orthography Dots

This is for the occasions when Faulkner uses a series of dots as a feature of his prose - i.e. ". . ." or ". . . . . ." We can't call these dots ellipses, because they do not represent anything being left out of the text. The most disconcerting use of this technique is in "Miss Zilphia Gant." SR

849 Aesthetics Diction Double entendre
2189 Aesthetics Allusion, Mythical Dragon's teeth
3511 Aesthetics Figures of Speech Drained marsh
3759 Aesthetics Figures of Speech Drama / Theatre imagery
4520 Aesthetics Typography/Orthography Drawing of an eye
5010 Aesthetics Typography/Orthography Drawing of delta
3460 Aesthetics Allusion, Historical Dreiser, Theodore
5063 Aesthetics Recurring Episodes Driving to Goodwin's
4393 Aesthetics Allusion, Historical Duke John of Lorraine
1878 Aesthetics Allusion, Literary Dumas, Alexandre
3295 Aesthetics Allusion, Historical Dumas, Alexandre
3236 Aesthetics Allusion, Geographical Dunquerque
5674 Aesthetics Allusion, Historical Duse, Eleonora
5429 Aesthetics Allusion, Literary East Lynne
4633 Aesthetics Language eeeeeeeeeeeeeee
4518 Aesthetics Allusion, Geographical Egypt
4492 Aesthetics Allusion, Historical Einstein, Albert
2032 Aesthetics Figures of Speech Electricity
742 Aesthetics Tone Elegiac
3158 Aesthetics Allusion, Literary Eliot, T. S.
5637 Aesthetics Typography/Orthography Ellipses
1425 Aesthetics Language Ellipsis
1049 Aesthetics Intertextuality Embedded text, cursive

This term was created In reference to the names "George Wilkins" and "Nathalie Beauchamp" written by hand on the wedding license in "Point of Law." JW

1180 Aesthetics Intertextuality Embedded text, lettering
3912 Aesthetics Figures of Speech Embroidery
3218 Aesthetics Allusion, Historical Emperor Maximilian
2707 Aesthetics Allusion, Geographical England
1637 Aesthetics Narrative Epiphany
3220 Aesthetics Allusion, Mythical Erinys
5047 Aesthetics Recurring Episodes Etching name on window
3927 Aesthetics Diction Ethnic slur
4088 Aesthetics Allusion, Mythical Euboeleus / Eubuleus
5071 Aesthetics Recurring Episodes Eula's medallion unveiled
5442 Aesthetics Allusion, Geographical Europe
2617 Aesthetics Allusion, Biblical Eve
4322 Aesthetics Allusion, Biblical Exodus
760 Aesthetics Figures of Speech Exoticism
4963 Aesthetics Interpretation Explanatory passage
1661 Aesthetics Allusion, Historical Explorers
2287 Aesthetics Figures of Speech Expression

Any common expression, saying, or proverb that Faulkner uses. For example, "cat on a hot stove" or "sticks out like a horse in a duck pond." JB

915 Aesthetics Figures of Speech Eyes
1204 Aesthetics Description Eyes
1545 Aesthetics Figures of Speech Face
2611 Aesthetics Narrative Fantasy

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

1370 Aesthetics Tone Farce
1278 Aesthetics Allusion, Mythical Fate
2802 Aesthetics Intertextuality Faulkner text
2300 Aesthetics Allusion, Literary Faustus
3789 Aesthetics Allusion, Mythical Female monsters
3692 Aesthetics Figures of Speech Fertilise / Fertility imagery
5107 Aesthetics Allusion, Literary Fielding, Henry
5314 Aesthetics Allusion, Historical Fields, Lew

Part of the vaudeville comedy duo Weber and Fields. JHB

408 Aesthetics (First level term) Figures of Speech
3872 Aesthetics Figures of Speech Fire
4054 Aesthetics Symbolism Fire
5042 Aesthetics Recurring Episodes First settlers arrive
490 Aesthetics Narrative First-person
494 Aesthetics Narrative First-person passim
3131 Aesthetics Narrative First-person passim throughout section
504 Aesthetics Narrative First-person plural passim
487 Aesthetics Narrative First-person vernacular
488 Aesthetics Narrative First-person vernacular passim
2621 Aesthetics Figures of Speech Fish
5119 Aesthetics Allusion, Literary Fitzgerald, F. Scott
1533 Aesthetics Figures of Speech Flag

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