Keywords

Term ID Vocabularysort descending Parent Term Description
4894 Themes and Motifs Past Historical wrong
4895 Themes and Motifs Inheritance Inheritance of wrong
4903 Themes and Motifs Character Purity
4905 Themes and Motifs Recurring Tropes Killing first deer/marked with blood
4910 Themes and Motifs Recurring Tropes Year the stars fell

Added to refer to Faulkner's reference in at least two texts to 1833, "the year the stars fell" (in Appendix and in Go Down, Moses). Seems to refer to an actual historical event of a massive meteor shower that year which many interpreted as an omen, possibly even of end of times. Here is one article referencing the event: https://www.ancestry.com/contextux/historicalinsights/night-stars-fell-m.... JBP

4917 Themes and Motifs Character Indomitable
4918 Themes and Motifs Story-telling Explaining
4919 Themes and Motifs Story-telling Hunting
4933 Themes and Motifs Death Left for dead
4950 Themes and Motifs Time And change
4951 Themes and Motifs Naming Brand name
4952 Themes and Motifs Naming Commercial origins
4966 Themes and Motifs Character Hypocrisy
4990 Themes and Motifs Money Earned
4993 Themes and Motifs Chaos/Order Domestic
4997 Themes and Motifs Death Child
5004 Themes and Motifs Texts Poetry
5023 Themes and Motifs Futility In battle
5091 Themes and Motifs Meaning Interpretation
5095 Themes and Motifs Texts Poster
5098 Themes and Motifs Character Hubris
5114 Themes and Motifs Determinism Gendered
5123 Themes and Motifs Inheritance Income
5137 Themes and Motifs Body Naked
5138 Themes and Motifs Objects Shaving brush
5139 Themes and Motifs Objects Magazine
5151 Themes and Motifs Objects Toothpaste
5154 Themes and Motifs Values Misogyny
5158 Themes and Motifs Objects Shovel
5160 Themes and Motifs Objects Flowers larkspur
5161 Themes and Motifs Objects Catechism
5162 Themes and Motifs Objects Organ
5163 Themes and Motifs Objects Harness strap
5173 Themes and Motifs Money Half dollar
5176 Themes and Motifs Animals Sheep
5187 Themes and Motifs Objects Dishes
5226 Themes and Motifs Story-telling Deadpan
5230 Themes and Motifs Absence/Loss Quest to recover
5231 Themes and Motifs Appearance As character
5232 Themes and Motifs Story-telling Risque
5242 Themes and Motifs Money Promissory note
5252 Themes and Motifs Character Self-deception
5253 Themes and Motifs Objects Fiddle
5259 Themes and Motifs Texts Notice
5266 Themes and Motifs Money Disdaining money
5272 Themes and Motifs Values Idealism
5275 Themes and Motifs Absence/Loss Absence as presence
5278 Themes and Motifs Memory Haunted by past
5289 Themes and Motifs Money Saving
5291 Themes and Motifs Arrivals/Departures Showing up
5301 Themes and Motifs Money Confederate
5303 Themes and Motifs Animals Possum
5304 Themes and Motifs Animals Owl
5329 Themes and Motifs Recurring Tropes Right-of-way

Use to identify scenes where - because of race or class - one person is denied the right-of-way in a public space. The Sutpen children being 'ridden down' by a carriage, or Mink Snopes by Houston, and so on. Includes the related episodoes of Bayard Sartoris almost driving into wagons with Negroes in them. SR

5330 Themes and Motifs Money Stud fee
5338 Themes and Motifs Recurring Tropes Constitutive moment

A moment in a character's story when something happens that changes the arc of his or her life. For example, when in Absalom! Thomas Sutpen is turned away from the front door of that Tidewater plantation. Or in The Mansion, when Houston tells Mink Snopes he still owes the one dollar "pound fee" (28). SR

5352 Themes and Motifs Death Of parent
5377 Themes and Motifs Art And civilization
5382 Themes and Motifs Character Generous
5393 Themes and Motifs Texts Mottoes
5401 Themes and Motifs Meaning Aesthetic experience
5406 Themes and Motifs Objects Cigarette lighter
5407 Themes and Motifs Money Meaning of
5425 Themes and Motifs Character Conventional
5431 Themes and Motifs Character Reactionary
5439 Themes and Motifs Money Ill-gotten
5446 Themes and Motifs Community Supportive
5486 Themes and Motifs Objects Shell
5491 Themes and Motifs Objects Bomb-sight
5496 Themes and Motifs Money Need for
5498 Themes and Motifs Supernatural Vision
5519 Themes and Motifs Character Amoral
5524 Themes and Motifs Home New home
5529 Themes and Motifs Naming As tribute
5534 Themes and Motifs Character Curmudgeonly
5536 Themes and Motifs Money Scholarship
5540 Themes and Motifs Objects Wheel chair
5559 Themes and Motifs Philosophical Freedom of choice
5573 Themes and Motifs Animals Grasshoppers
5574 Themes and Motifs (First level term) Grasshoppers
5578 Themes and Motifs Body Buttocks
5595 Themes and Motifs Community Gathering
5597 Themes and Motifs Objects License Plate
5613 Themes and Motifs Story-telling Gestures
5619 Themes and Motifs Animals Insects tick
5621 Themes and Motifs Inheritance Renouncing

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