Term IDsort ascending Vocabulary Parent Term Description
433 Cultural Issues (First level term) Ethnicity
432 Cultural Issues (First level term) Entertainment
431 Cultural Issues (First level term) Education
430 Cultural Issues (First level term) Cultural Identity
429 Cultural Issues (First level term) Crime
428 Cultural Issues (First level term) Economy
416 Aesthetics (First level term) Typography/Orthography
415 Aesthetics (First level term) Tone
414 Aesthetics (First level term) Style
413 Aesthetics (First level term) Media
412 Aesthetics (First level term) Recurring Episodes
411 Aesthetics (First level term) Narrative
410 Aesthetics (First level term) Interpretation
409 Aesthetics (First level term) Genre Conventions
408 Aesthetics (First level term) Figures of Speech
407 Aesthetics (First level term) Diction
406 Aesthetics (First level term) Allusion, Historical
405 Relationships (First level term) Social
404 Relationships (First level term) Romantic
403 Relationships (First level term) Interracial
402 Relationships (First level term) Institutional
400 Relationships (First level term) Familial
399 Relationships (First level term) Commercial
398 Relationships (First level term) Civic
397 Relationships (First level term) Ancestral
395 Themes and Motifs (First level term) Values
394 Themes and Motifs (First level term) Time
393 Themes and Motifs (First level term) Texts
392 Themes and Motifs (First level term) Story-telling
388 Themes and Motifs (First level term) Recurring Tropes
387 Themes and Motifs (First level term) Psychological
386 Themes and Motifs (First level term) Philosophical
385 Themes and Motifs (First level term) Chaos/Order
384 Themes and Motifs (First level term) Supernatural
382 Themes and Motifs (First level term) Money
381 Themes and Motifs (First level term) Meaning
376 Themes and Motifs (First level term) Home
374 Themes and Motifs (First level term) Futility
372 Themes and Motifs (First level term) Exile
371 Themes and Motifs (First level term) Determinism
370 Themes and Motifs (First level term) Death
368 Themes and Motifs (First level term) Community
366 Themes and Motifs (First level term) Character
365 Themes and Motifs (First level term) Body
364 Themes and Motifs (First level term) Animals
363 Themes and Motifs (First level term) Art
362 Themes and Motifs (First level term) Arrivals/Departures
358 Themes and Motifs (First level term) Absence/Loss
357 Actions (First level term) Work
356 Actions (First level term) Violent
355 Actions (First level term) Verbal
354 Actions (First level term) Play
353 Actions (First level term) Physical
352 Actions (First level term) Perceptual
351 Actions (First level term) Movement
350 Actions (First level term) Moral
349 Actions (First level term) Military
348 Actions (First level term) Mental
347 Actions (First level term) Interaction, Social
346 Actions (First level term) Interaction, Private
345 Actions (First level term) Hunting
344 Actions (First level term) Emotional
343 Actions (First level term) Economic
342 Actions (First level term) Bodily
341 Environment (First level term) Weather
340 Environment (First level term) Time of Year
339 Environment (First level term) Time of Day
338 Environment (First level term) Public
337 Environment (First level term) Place
336 Environment (First level term) Otherworldly
335 Environment (First level term) Olfactory
334 Environment (First level term) Natural
333 Environment (First level term) Domestic Space
332 Environment (First level term) Auditory
331 Environment (First level term) Atmospheric
330 Cultural Issues Slavery Emancipation
329 Cultural Issues Slavery Indian slave-owners
328 Cultural Issues Slavery Amelioration

To mark passages where white slave owners make some attempt to improve the condition of the slaves they own; the clearest example is way Buck and Buddy McCaslin treat their slaves. SR

327 Cultural Issues Slavery Southern curse
326 Cultural Issues Slavery Curse
325 Cultural Issues Slavery Transhistorical
324 Cultural Issues Slavery Guilt
323 Cultural Issues Gender Marriage
322 Cultural Issues Gender Reproduction
320 Cultural Issues Slavery Demographics

For passages that include specific numbers about the people or places involved, as when Bayard says that before the War on Sundays, there would be 10 slaves at the service for every 1 white person. SR

319 Cultural Issues Slavery Religion
318 Cultural Issues Slavery Re-enslavement

The clearest example of this occurs in "Raid," when Granny tells the slaves she has recovered from the Union Army to go "home," to their former masters, and they seem to obey her. SR

317 Cultural Issues Slavery Abolition
316 Cultural Issues Slavery Minstrelsy

Used to mark the passages where the representation of a slave or group of slaves draws on the representational conventions of blackface minstrelsy, where slaves were depicted as comically inferior to whites. The scene in "Retreat" where Ringo "hollers and moans and hollers again" for "Marse John" and "Bayard and Colonel and Marse John and Granny" is an instance of this. SR

315 Cultural Issues Slavery Freedom
314 Cultural Issues Slavery Discipline

For passages that depict or refer to any elements of the system by which slaves were policed or punished, like the "Patrollers" who patrolled roads after dark to prevent slaves from leaving plantations. SR

313 Cultural Issues Slavery Family
312 Cultural Issues Slavery Resistance

To index passages in which slaves are described taking a stand of some kind, usually verbal, against their enslavement. The clearest instances of this involve Loosh and Granny on the Sartoris plantation. (More direct physical forms of resistance are indexed under "Fugitive" and "Revolt.") SR

311 Cultural Issues Slavery Naming slaves
310 Cultural Issues Slavery Marriage
309 Cultural Issues Slavery Concubinage
308 Cultural Issues Slavery Middle passage
307 Cultural Issues Slavery Field slaves vs house slaves
306 Cultural Issues Slavery Slave trading
305 Cultural Issues Slavery African origins