Keywords

Term ID Vocabularysort ascending Parent Term Description
5491 Themes and Motifs Objects Bomb-sight
2911 Themes and Motifs Death Bones
3457 Themes and Motifs Character Bookishness
2452 Themes and Motifs Objects Books
3039 Themes and Motifs Objects Booksatchel
2469 Themes and Motifs Objects Bottle
2905 Themes and Motifs Objects Bow and arrow
3563 Themes and Motifs Body Bowels
3138 Themes and Motifs Objects Bowl
2615 Themes and Motifs Body Brain / mind
4951 Themes and Motifs Naming Brand name
941 Themes and Motifs Objects Brass
4259 Themes and Motifs Character Bravado
3668 Themes and Motifs Character Bravery
3998 Themes and Motifs Body Breast
3177 Themes and Motifs Objects Bricks
4733 Themes and Motifs Objects Briefcase
3364 Themes and Motifs Objects Broken glass
4538 Themes and Motifs Objects Broom
1260 Themes and Motifs Animals Bugs
2467 Themes and Motifs Animals Bumble-bee
2265 Themes and Motifs Death Burial
3186 Themes and Motifs Absence/Loss Burning a town
5578 Themes and Motifs Body Buttocks
2909 Themes and Motifs Animals Buzzards
4417 Themes and Motifs Objects Camera
2198 Themes and Motifs Objects Candelabra
1268 Themes and Motifs Objects Candle
4562 Themes and Motifs (First level term) Cannon
4563 Themes and Motifs Objects Cannon
4674 Themes and Motifs Objects Canteen
1385 Themes and Motifs Absence/Loss Capture as loss
670 Themes and Motifs Objects Car
1350 Themes and Motifs Death Car accident
3402 Themes and Motifs Objects Cards
2724 Themes and Motifs Community Carnival
906 Themes and Motifs Texts Case file
4853 Themes and Motifs Money Cash
5161 Themes and Motifs Objects Catechism
2722 Themes and Motifs Animals Cats
593 Themes and Motifs Animals Cattle
3855 Themes and Motifs Character Cautious
745 Themes and Motifs Texts Census
3066 Themes and Motifs Objects Chair
2340 Themes and Motifs Objects Chamber pot
2034 Themes and Motifs Objects Chandlier
2433 Themes and Motifs Naming Change over time
1369 Themes and Motifs Chaos/Order Chaos
385 Themes and Motifs (First level term) Chaos/Order
366 Themes and Motifs (First level term) Character
4656 Themes and Motifs Values Charity
2511 Themes and Motifs Recurring Tropes Chasing a person

For the many instances when a human being is hunted by others - the slave in "Red Leaves," the architect in Absalom!, Christmas several times in Light in August, Miss Quentin in The Sound and the Fury, etc. SR

4675 Themes and Motifs Objects Chastity belt
4119 Themes and Motifs Money Check
1739 Themes and Motifs Animals Chickens/roosters
4997 Themes and Motifs Death Child
2684 Themes and Motifs Naming Child's name
3536 Themes and Motifs Character Childlike
3995 Themes and Motifs Body Chins
1320 Themes and Motifs Morals Chivalry
3272 Themes and Motifs Art Christian art or iconography
4709 Themes and Motifs Texts Christmas card
1221 Themes and Motifs Animals Cicadas
1042 Themes and Motifs Objects Cigar
3800 Themes and Motifs Objects Cigarette
5406 Themes and Motifs Objects Cigarette lighter
4051 Themes and Motifs Texts Citizenship papers
1678 Themes and Motifs Texts Civic records
5635 Themes and Motifs Art Classical Greek
4720 Themes and Motifs Art Classical music
646 Themes and Motifs Objects Clock
3815 Themes and Motifs Objects Coal oil
1127 Themes and Motifs Objects Coffee
1790 Themes and Motifs Death Coffin
4679 Themes and Motifs Objects Coffin
3964 Themes and Motifs Money Coin
4024 Themes and Motifs Objects Coin
3062 Themes and Motifs Story-telling Collaborative
3267 Themes and Motifs Objects Collar box
2200 Themes and Motifs Money Collecting money

Added for when Gavin Stevens raises money to pay for the funeral in "Go Down, Moses"; can be used for anytime characters take a collection or otherwise raise money for some cause. JBP

2237 Themes and Motifs Memory Collective memory
3703 Themes and Motifs Community Columbus Day
2266 Themes and Motifs Character Comforter
4952 Themes and Motifs Naming Commercial origins
571 Themes and Motifs Story-telling Communal mythology
368 Themes and Motifs (First level term) Community
3721 Themes and Motifs Death Compared to living
3842 Themes and Motifs Death Compared to sleep
2068 Themes and Motifs Objects Compass
1243 Themes and Motifs Appearance Complexion
3522 Themes and Motifs Appearance Condition of heaviness
2744 Themes and Motifs Objects Condom
5301 Themes and Motifs Money Confederate
2204 Themes and Motifs Recurring Tropes Confederate monument
3598 Themes and Motifs Community Conformity
3734 Themes and Motifs Chaos/Order Confusion
2092 Themes and Motifs Values Conscience
2938 Themes and Motifs Values Conservatism

Here conservatism is meant as a value and is politically agnostic. It is roughly being used as prudence, common sense, and tradition all wrapped up in one. JB

4345 Themes and Motifs Character Constitutive moment
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

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