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gray and cold-
a hothouse bouquet
for his widow

gris et froid-
un bouquet de la serre
pour sa veuve


Adelaide Shaw, USA
cco 2013-03-1

Commentaire.

opposition : froid <> serre et bouquet <> mort

Keywords

cold flower death

Structure of this haiku.

Used techniques :

* opposition - Images in opposition.
Images with a group of opposite senses. The images are in opposition to each other. However, the opposite semes are grouped into dialectics. A dialectic is composed of opposite semes, like the two sides, poles of the same grade.

For example:
- Top and Bottom.
- Inside and Outside
- Big and Tiny

* archetype - Active archetypes.
Active presence of archetypes that have determined relationships between images. These archetypes are structures that have aggregated seeds (meanings) and are patterns inherited from the collective unconscious. These are the models that we use to organize our perception of the World.

Archetypes and dialectics

* A_Reveil - The Awakening, Reliving.

Quelque chose s'éveille, qui était "endormi". Qui renait après une période d'absence. Il se signale.

* A_Vie - Life.

Toute manifestation d'un être pour affirmer sa présence, sa survie, parfois dans un contexte qui lui est défavorable.

* D_ChaudFroid - Warm <> Cold.

* A_Mort - Death.

Contexte de mort (deuil, décès, cimetière...) ou pulsion de mort (guerre, violence...).

* D_VieMort - Life <> Death.

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