Term ID Vocabulary Parent Termsort descending Description
5418 Cultural Issues Race Black body

Whenever a Black body is described or there is a touch between a White body and Black body. For example, the unnamed narrator describing Job's body in "Uncle Willy": "he felt like a handful of scrawny dried sticks" (246).

2948 Cultural Issues Race Black family working for white
5413 Cultural Issues Race Black foresight

Any time a black character appears to have a premonition or intuition about how events will play out. I'm thinking her of Job in "Uncle Willy" who melancholically tags along even though he knows things will end badly. The same could be said for any number of Black servants who are forced to entertain their master's fancies. Dilsey is another example. JB

3116 Cultural Issues Race Black incarceration
996 Cultural Issues Race Black property ownership
1500 Cultural Issues Race Black stereotype
4140 Cultural Issues Gender Black women
3880 Themes and Motifs Character Blackguard
3101 Cultural Issues Crime Blackmail
2778 Actions Moral Blackmail
1078 Environment Public Blacksmith
885 Actions Work Blacksmith
5000 Environment Place Blacksmith shop
1602 Actions Economic Blacksmithing
4640 Aesthetics Allusion, Historical Blackstone
3416 Themes and Motifs Absence/Loss Blame
3531 Cultural Issues Clothes Blanket
5286 Environment Atmospheric Bleak
953 Actions Bodily Bleeding
5240 Relationships Familial Blended
4308 Actions Verbal Bless
4458 Cultural Issues Religion Blessing
3248 Cultural Issues Health and Illness Blind
2302 Actions Bodily Blinking
1560 Aesthetics Symbolism Blood
1623 Cultural Issues Class Blood
680 Themes and Motifs Body Blood
2370 Aesthetics Figures of Speech Bloom
1620 Actions Hunting Blowing horn
5398 Aesthetics Allusion, Geographical Blue Ridge Mountains
2187 Aesthetics Allusion, Literary Bluebeard
4509 Themes and Motifs Animals Bluejays
4078 Actions Perceptual Blurring
3803 Actions Bodily Blushing
1371 Environment Domestic Space Boarding house
2070 Themes and Motifs Objects Boat
4898 Environment Auditory Boat
928 Actions Movement Boat
3283 Cultural Issues Entertainment Boat race
342 Actions (First level term) Bodily
1640 Cultural Issues Gender Body
365 Themes and Motifs (First level term) Body
3344 Environment Natural Body of water

For when a text refers to a pond, lake, or sea (as in Sea of Galilee or other inland bodies of water). JBP

5491 Themes and Motifs Objects Bomb-sight
5516 Cultural Issues War Bombing
1869 Aesthetics Allusion, Historical Bonaparte, Napoleon
3313 Actions Legal Bonding
2911 Themes and Motifs Death Bones
1657 Cultural Issues Clothes Bonnet
3076 Aesthetics Allusion, Biblical Book of life
3457 Themes and Motifs Character Bookishness
2452 Themes and Motifs Objects Books
3039 Themes and Motifs Objects Booksatchel
5053 Aesthetics Recurring Episodes Boon shoots Negro
4932 Aesthetics Allusion, Historical Boone, Daniel
3498 Actions Work Boot-black / Shoe shine
3479 Aesthetics Allusion, Historical Booth, William
569 Cultural Issues Alcohol Bootlegging
853 Actions Economic Bootlegging
3932 Cultural Issues Economy Bootlegging
722 Cultural Issues Crime Bootlegging
2225 Cultural Issues Clothes Boots
2558 Environment Olfactory Bordello
4848 Aesthetics Allusion, Geographical Borneo
1453 Actions Economic Borrowing
2248 Relationships Interracial Boss-employee
2238 Relationships Commercial Boss-underling
3733 Aesthetics Allusion, Geographical Boston, Massachusetts
2469 Themes and Motifs Objects Bottle
5221 Environment Place Boundary
2905 Themes and Motifs Objects Bow and arrow
3563 Themes and Motifs Body Bowels
3138 Themes and Motifs Objects Bowl
1829 Aesthetics Allusion, Historical Boxers Dempsey and Tunney
1828 Aesthetics Allusion, Historical Boxers Sullivan and Kilrain
4016 Actions Violent Boxing
1842 Actions Verbal Bragging
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
2673 Cultural Issues Food Bread
865 Cultural Issues Food Breakfast
2714 Environment Time of Day Breakfast
5186 Actions Physical Breaking
940 Cultural Issues Crime Breaking and entering
1614 Actions Hunting Breaking camp
4020 Actions Interaction, Private Breaking marriage engagement
4141 Relationships Marital Breakup
3998 Themes and Motifs Body Breast
4056 Actions Bodily Breastfeeding
1949 Aesthetics Figures of Speech Breath
1428 Environment Auditory Breathing
1444 Actions Bodily Breathing
4009 Actions Hunting Breeding
3427 Aesthetics Allusion, Geographical Brest
2584 Cultural Issues Crime Bribe

Any payoff to law enforcement or other institution to circumvent the strictures of the law. In The Reivers Lucius Priest refers to this as "blackmail" (112). This is meant ironically. JB

3774 Actions Economic Bribing
3177 Themes and Motifs Objects Bricks