Keywords

Term ID Vocabulary Parentsort ascending Term Description
517 Themes and Motifs Arrivals/Departures Advent
573 Themes and Motifs Arrivals/Departures Secrecy

This term is for occasions when people leave a place in order to hide something from their neighbors, as when Flem and Eula go to Texas so that the birth of her illegitimate child can be kept secret from the population of Frenchman's Bend. SR

576 Themes and Motifs Arrivals/Departures Return
787 Themes and Motifs Arrivals/Departures Run away
852 Themes and Motifs Arrivals/Departures Mysterious
903 Themes and Motifs Arrivals/Departures Desertion-family
989 Themes and Motifs Arrivals/Departures Jailbreak
995 Themes and Motifs Arrivals/Departures Relocation
1242 Themes and Motifs Arrivals/Departures Departure
1280 Themes and Motifs Arrivals/Departures Return home
1459 Themes and Motifs Arrivals/Departures Alarm

This is whenever a character arrives or departs to communicate a message of alarm. JB

1667 Themes and Motifs Arrivals/Departures Arrival
2094 Themes and Motifs Arrivals/Departures Leaving home
2503 Themes and Motifs Arrivals/Departures Arrival in Yoknapatawpha
2515 Themes and Motifs Arrivals/Departures Departing Yoknapatawpha

For characters who leave Yoknapatawpha once and for all in a text - like Bayard Sartoris at the end of Flags in the Dust or Sarty Snopes in "Barn Burning." SR

2656 Themes and Motifs Arrivals/Departures Leaving
2998 Themes and Motifs Arrivals/Departures Slipping out at night

I needed a way to convey characters who secretly leave at night for some reason - Miss Quentin in S&F, but there is also Lena Grove and Joe Christmas in Light in August and probably others. Perhaps this could/should be a recurring trope? -JBP

4198 Themes and Motifs Arrivals/Departures Return to Yoknapatawpha
4693 Themes and Motifs Arrivals/Departures Return from war
5291 Themes and Motifs Arrivals/Departures Showing up
1243 Themes and Motifs Appearance Complexion
1609 Themes and Motifs Appearance Inscrutable

I added this for "The Old People," 205.3, to reflect the lack of emotion that Sam Fathers shows. LW

1613 Themes and Motifs Appearance Perspective

I added this for "The Old People," 206.5, to describe how the narrator sees Sam Fathers growing smaller and smaller as the hunting party leaves him behind. I don't really like the term that I chose but I couldn't think of anything else. LW

1938 Themes and Motifs Appearance Similarity
2019 Themes and Motifs Appearance Nakedness
2090 Themes and Motifs Appearance Cosmetics
2223 Themes and Motifs Appearance Scruffiness
2322 Themes and Motifs Appearance Beautiful/handsome
3476 Themes and Motifs Appearance Ugliness
3480 Themes and Motifs Appearance Baldness
3522 Themes and Motifs Appearance Condition of heaviness
3605 Themes and Motifs Appearance Dirty
3762 Themes and Motifs Appearance Pretending / Feigning
3844 Themes and Motifs Appearance Surface
3845 Themes and Motifs Appearance Depth / deepness
3913 Themes and Motifs Appearance Diminishment / fading
3920 Themes and Motifs Appearance Librarian look
3942 Themes and Motifs Appearance Fatness / obesity
3976 Themes and Motifs Appearance Hair pigtails
3978 Themes and Motifs Appearance Invisibility
4197 Themes and Motifs Appearance Nondescript
4242 Themes and Motifs Appearance Racialized
4434 Themes and Motifs Appearance Feminine
4801 Themes and Motifs Appearance Red necks
5231 Themes and Motifs Appearance As character
528 Themes and Motifs Animals Hog
593 Themes and Motifs Animals Cattle
595 Themes and Motifs Animals Horses
606 Themes and Motifs Animals Wild horses
618 Themes and Motifs Animals Dogs
661 Themes and Motifs Animals Mules
694 Themes and Motifs Animals Whippoorwills
717 Themes and Motifs Animals Rabbit
730 Themes and Motifs Animals Deer
734 Themes and Motifs Animals Bear
736 Themes and Motifs Animals Turkey
860 Themes and Motifs Animals Named dog Lion
914 Themes and Motifs Animals Fox
925 Themes and Motifs Animals Raccoon
939 Themes and Motifs Animals Ownership
999 Themes and Motifs Animals Panther
1002 Themes and Motifs Animals Wildcats
1052 Themes and Motifs Animals Quail
1080 Themes and Motifs Animals Frogs
1201 Themes and Motifs Animals Goat
1221 Themes and Motifs Animals Cicadas
1222 Themes and Motifs Animals Lightning bugs
1260 Themes and Motifs Animals Bugs
1324 Themes and Motifs Animals Metaphorical elephant
1393 Themes and Motifs Animals Birds
1535 Themes and Motifs Animals Rat
1590 Themes and Motifs Animals Snake
1719 Themes and Motifs Animals Race horse
1739 Themes and Motifs Animals Chickens/roosters
1809 Themes and Motifs Animals Squirrel
1820 Themes and Motifs Animals Mosquitoes
1830 Themes and Motifs Animals Named bear Ben
1840 Themes and Motifs Animals Tigers
1841 Themes and Motifs Animals Elephants
1986 Themes and Motifs Animals Fireflies
2036 Themes and Motifs Animals Oxen
2043 Themes and Motifs Animals Wolf
2251 Themes and Motifs Animals Pigs
2379 Themes and Motifs Animals Ants
2462 Themes and Motifs Animals Pony
2467 Themes and Motifs Animals Bumble-bee
2473 Themes and Motifs Animals Cows
2486 Themes and Motifs Animals Crickets
2531 Themes and Motifs Animals Pigeons
2570 Themes and Motifs Animals Termites
2581 Themes and Motifs Animals Gamecock
2722 Themes and Motifs Animals Cats
2795 Themes and Motifs Animals Lion
2909 Themes and Motifs Animals Buzzards
2958 Themes and Motifs Animals Fish
3010 Themes and Motifs Animals Alligators
3011 Themes and Motifs Animals Bison
3245 Themes and Motifs Animals Mockingbird
3261 Themes and Motifs Animals Geese
3263 Themes and Motifs Animals Bats

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