Keywords

Term ID Vocabularysort descending Parent Term Description
845 Themes and Motifs Recurring Tropes Sexual power
3064 Themes and Motifs Recurring Tropes Shadows
5138 Themes and Motifs Objects Shaving brush
5176 Themes and Motifs Animals Sheep
5486 Themes and Motifs Objects Shell
3428 Themes and Motifs Objects Ship
1183 Themes and Motifs Objects Shotgun
3148 Themes and Motifs Body Shoulder
5158 Themes and Motifs Objects Shovel
5291 Themes and Motifs Arrivals/Departures Showing up
4365 Themes and Motifs Character Shrewdness
2613 Themes and Motifs Supernatural Sickness
2877 Themes and Motifs Supernatural Signs / Omen
843 Themes and Motifs Objects Silver
4120 Themes and Motifs Money Silver dollar
4559 Themes and Motifs Objects Silverware
1938 Themes and Motifs Appearance Similarity
4366 Themes and Motifs Time Simultaneity of time
3582 Themes and Motifs Body Skin
2863 Themes and Motifs Objects Skull
2876 Themes and Motifs Recurring Tropes Sleeping in same bed

For when two characters (usually black and white) sleep in the same bed; Benjy with Luster in S&F, Lucas and Henry in GDM, etc. -JBP

1455 Themes and Motifs Objects Slipper
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

2978 Themes and Motifs Recurring Tropes Smelled like trees
1590 Themes and Motifs Animals Snake
4567 Themes and Motifs Objects Soap
3020 Themes and Motifs Money Social force
676 Themes and Motifs Community Social life
4646 Themes and Motifs Chaos/Order Social order|disorder
3746 Themes and Motifs Recurring Tropes Sole owner and proprietor
2592 Themes and Motifs Recurring Tropes Solitary
2030 Themes and Motifs Recurring Tropes Solitude
2358 Themes and Motifs Character Sophistication
2369 Themes and Motifs Supernatural Soul / Spirit
2607 Themes and Motifs Recurring Tropes Sound of a gunshot
3318 Themes and Motifs Animals Sparrow
2385 Themes and Motifs Supernatural Spell
4746 Themes and Motifs Death Spousal
1809 Themes and Motifs Animals Squirrel
1527 Themes and Motifs Objects Stained glass window
918 Themes and Motifs Objects Steamboat
710 Themes and Motifs Objects Still
3418 Themes and Motifs Recurring Tropes Stillness
3068 Themes and Motifs Money Stingy with money
4484 Themes and Motifs Character stoic
2217 Themes and Motifs Money Stolen
1740 Themes and Motifs Body Stomach/belly
392 Themes and Motifs (First level term) Story-telling
1131 Themes and Motifs Story-telling Story-telling passim
2150 Themes and Motifs Objects Stove
2603 Themes and Motifs Objects Stove polish
4870 Themes and Motifs Body Straightened hair
4424 Themes and Motifs Community Stranger

I'm thinking of the times when someone enters a community who is unknown and the collective community has suspicions about this character. A clear example would be Lena Grove. (jj)

4861 Themes and Motifs Character Stubborn
5330 Themes and Motifs Money Stud fee
4545 Themes and Motifs Character Stupid
4283 Themes and Motifs Home Substitute
4418 Themes and Motifs Absence/Loss Substitute
4427 Themes and Motifs Values Success
1223 Themes and Motifs Philosophical Suffering
1537 Themes and Motifs Death Suicide
1391 Themes and Motifs Objects Suitcase
1933 Themes and Motifs Recurring Tropes Sun / Sunlight
4479 Themes and Motifs Character Superhuman strength
384 Themes and Motifs (First level term) Supernatural
3134 Themes and Motifs Supernatural Superstitions
5446 Themes and Motifs Community Supportive
3844 Themes and Motifs Appearance Surface
1647 Themes and Motifs Objects Surrey
4886 Themes and Motifs Death Suspicious
2088 Themes and Motifs Character Swagger
4503 Themes and Motifs Animals Swallows
2975 Themes and Motifs Objects Swing
1925 Themes and Motifs Objects Sword
4255 Themes and Motifs Body Symbolism

This term refers to the body itself being referred to symbolically, as when in AILD Peabody says death is "no more than a single family or tenant moving out of a tenement or a town" or the subadar in "Ad Astra" referring to the body as "a room in the inn . . . where we hide for a little while" (420). CR

4046 Themes and Motifs Objects Table
4748 Themes and Motifs Community Taboos
2076 Themes and Motifs Objects Tarpaulin
3477 Themes and Motifs Objects Tea
3905 Themes and Motifs Philosophical Tedious / tedium
2003 Themes and Motifs Body Teeth
1926 Themes and Motifs Character Teetotaler
3000 Themes and Motifs Texts Telegram
2373 Themes and Motifs Supernatural Telepathy
2494 Themes and Motifs Character Tenderness
4839 Themes and Motifs Animals Tending to animal
4421 Themes and Motifs Objects tent
2570 Themes and Motifs Animals Termites
1404 Themes and Motifs Psychological Terror
3157 Themes and Motifs Body Testicles
393 Themes and Motifs (First level term) Texts
3952 Themes and Motifs Body Thighs
2110 Themes and Motifs Objects Thimble
3539 Themes and Motifs Recurring Tropes Thinking of home
653 Themes and Motifs Body Thinness
1948 Themes and Motifs Recurring Tropes Threshold
4040 Themes and Motifs Body Throat
1840 Themes and Motifs Animals Tigers
394 Themes and Motifs (First level term) Time
3346 Themes and Motifs Time Timelessness

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