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Analysis of the Haiku structure

all the quiet
gone from the pond
first bullfrog

tout le calme
brisé de l'étang
premier crapaud

Sandi Pray, USA
cco 2016-03-2


Haïku basé sur la transition, pas vraiment le "soudain", mais un peu. Structure avec "explication" en L3 qui n'apparaît pas comme une aide au lecteur pour être sûr qu'il comprenne bien, mais comme un élément juxtaposé dont on laisse le lecteur libre de faire la relation. Dire sans dire, une technique toujours efficace.


sound pond humour frog

Structure of this haiku.

Used techniques :

* soudain - Sudden modification.
The haiku describes a sudden, sometimes unexpected event. He grabs something that just happened. It appears as a transition between two states: before and after.

* fin - Final element give the clue.
A detail at the end reveals the real meaning of haiku.

* culturel - Use of external cultural reference.
The haiku is based on an external cultural element, well known by the reader. There is a sharing of an environment (place, situation...) or cultural element (music, painting...) that will seek memories or sensations in the memory and experience of the reader. This device saves a lot of space, nothing else is needed, the effect is achieved by the reader's contribution.

* 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

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