Term ID Vocabulary Parent Term Description
1852 Aesthetics Narrative Commentary
586 Aesthetics Narrative Communal narrative
5208 Aesthetics Recurring Episodes Compson land acquired
5207 Aesthetics Recurring Episodes Compsons sell pasture
5058 Aesthetics Recurring Episodes Confederate monument unveiled
5213 Aesthetics Recurring Episodes Confederate raid in Memphis
3568 Aesthetics Allusion, Biblical Conflation of several possible sources

I added this to account for a Biblical allusion ("Benjamin child of mine old age") that seems to have several possible Old Testament sources, representing a kind of conflating of those sources. JBP

1016 Aesthetics Narrative Conjectural narration

This is the term I came up with to describe situations where the narrator (I was thinking mainly of anonymous narrators) uses phrases like "perhaps," "probably," "might," "maybe" to weaken the certainty or authority of what's being narrated. Where, that is, the narrator hedges his bets. JW

5019 Aesthetics Allusion, Literary Conrad, Joseph
3280 Aesthetics Language Contemporary slang
3088 Aesthetics Narrative Contested

I created this to capture scenes when two or more characters interrupt each other's attempt to create a narrative - specifically, in the context of the way Gavin (and sometimes the Governor) seize on parts of Temple's story that she would rather not dwell on. SR

1470 Aesthetics Narrative Conversation with oneself
4568 Aesthetics Allusion, Historical Coolidge, Calvin
1877 Aesthetics Allusion, Literary Cooper, James Fenimore
4379 Aesthetics Allusion, Geographical Corinth, Mississippi
2864 Aesthetics Allusion, Historical Corot, Jean-Baptiste-Camille
4093 Aesthetics Figures of Speech Coupled
3892 Aesthetics Allusion, Geographical Coventry, England
1715 Aesthetics Symbolism Created by characters
2670 Aesthetics Figures of Speech Creditor
1885 Aesthetics Allusion, Biblical Crucifixion
2165 Aesthetics Allusion, Historical Crusades
2144 Aesthetics Allusion, Geographical Cuba
1959 Aesthetics Style Cubism
5523 Aesthetics Allusion, Geographical Cumberland County, Mississippi
3051 Aesthetics Allusion, Geographical Cumberland Gap|Cumberland Mountains
4612 Aesthetics Narrative Cyclical
1686 Aesthetics Allusion, Mythical Damocles sword
3851 Aesthetics Allusion, Literary Dante's Inferno
5436 Aesthetics Allusion, Historical Das Kapital
5007 Aesthetics Typography/Orthography Dash
2662 Aesthetics Allusion, Historical Davis, Jefferson
5481 Aesthetics Allusion, Historical Daymond
3552 Aesthetics Allusion, Historical De Soto, Hernando
5069 Aesthetics Recurring Episodes De Spain creates camp
5223 Aesthetics Allusion, Historical Dead-eye Dick
3516 Aesthetics Figures of Speech Death / Dead imagery
1688 Aesthetics Interpretation Debunking story
5661 Aesthetics Allusion, Historical DeFrance, Abraham
4446 Aesthetics Figures of Speech Dehumanizing

Narrative/narrator uses a metaphor that dehumanizes a character. Popeye "had that vicious depthless quality of stamped tin," in Sanctuary.

3421 Aesthetics Description Delayed decoding

Used in instances when the initial description of an object is ambiguous or defamiliarized, and the narrative only later clarifies exactly what was being described. For example, in _Flags in the Dust_, a clarinet is initially described as "a slender tube frosted over with keys" (143). BR

1751 Aesthetics Narrative Delayed revelation

Any time in a narrative where something happens, but the exact nature of the event is not revealed till some time later. Faulkner uses this technique quite often. The example here is from Monk, where Monk had apparently been living in a house for several months, but the town does not find out about it until months later.

3484 Aesthetics Allusion, Biblical Delilah
1890 Aesthetics Allusion, Mythical Demon
2458 Aesthetics Allusion, Historical Demosthenes
5624 Aesthetics Diction Derogatory socio-economic term
1099 Aesthetics (First level term) Description
2374 Aesthetics Figures of Speech Desert island
4749 Aesthetics Genre Conventions Detective fiction
3281 Aesthetics Typography/Orthography Dialogue with no quotation marks
5467 Aesthetics Allusion, Literary Dickens, Charles
3782 Aesthetics Allusion, Literary Dickinson, Emily
3230 Aesthetics Allusion, Historical Dickson
407 Aesthetics (First level term) Diction
1698 Aesthetics Allusion, Historical Dillinger, John
5245 Aesthetics Allusion, Mythical Dionysus
1902 Aesthetics Figures of Speech Disease
4868 Aesthetics Narrative Disruption
1930 Aesthetics Allusion, Biblical Divine intervention
1936 Aesthetics Allusion, Mythical Djinn
5562 Aesthetics Allusion, Geographical Doddsville, Mississippi
2387 Aesthetics Allusion, Literary Don Juan
4302 Aesthetics Allusion, Literary Don Quixote
4527 Aesthetics Allusion, Literary Donne, John
5039 Aesthetics Recurring Episodes Doom becomes chief
1308 Aesthetics Typography/Orthography Dots

This is for the occasions when Faulkner uses a series of dots as a feature of his prose - i.e. ". . ." or ". . . . . ." We can't call these dots ellipses, because they do not represent anything being left out of the text. The most disconcerting use of this technique is in "Miss Zilphia Gant." SR

849 Aesthetics Diction Double entendre
2189 Aesthetics Allusion, Mythical Dragon's teeth
3511 Aesthetics Figures of Speech Drained marsh
3759 Aesthetics Figures of Speech Drama / Theatre imagery
4520 Aesthetics Typography/Orthography Drawing of an eye
5010 Aesthetics Typography/Orthography Drawing of delta
3460 Aesthetics Allusion, Historical Dreiser, Theodore
5063 Aesthetics Recurring Episodes Driving to Goodwin's
4393 Aesthetics Allusion, Historical Duke John of Lorraine
1878 Aesthetics Allusion, Literary Dumas, Alexandre
3295 Aesthetics Allusion, Historical Dumas, Alexandre
3236 Aesthetics Allusion, Geographical Dunquerque
5674 Aesthetics Allusion, Historical Duse, Eleonora
5429 Aesthetics Allusion, Literary East Lynne
4633 Aesthetics Language eeeeeeeeeeeeeee
4518 Aesthetics Allusion, Geographical Egypt
4492 Aesthetics Allusion, Historical Einstein, Albert
2032 Aesthetics Figures of Speech Electricity
742 Aesthetics Tone Elegiac
3158 Aesthetics Allusion, Literary Eliot, T. S.
5637 Aesthetics Typography/Orthography Ellipses
1425 Aesthetics Language Ellipsis
1049 Aesthetics Intertextuality Embedded text, cursive

This term was created In reference to the names "George Wilkins" and "Nathalie Beauchamp" written by hand on the wedding license in "Point of Law." JW

1180 Aesthetics Intertextuality Embedded text, lettering
3912 Aesthetics Figures of Speech Embroidery
3218 Aesthetics Allusion, Historical Emperor Maximilian
2707 Aesthetics Allusion, Geographical England
1637 Aesthetics Narrative Epiphany
3220 Aesthetics Allusion, Mythical Erinys
5047 Aesthetics Recurring Episodes Etching name on window
3927 Aesthetics Diction Ethnic slur
4088 Aesthetics Allusion, Mythical Euboeleus / Eubuleus
5071 Aesthetics Recurring Episodes Eula's medallion unveiled
5442 Aesthetics Allusion, Geographical Europe