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Analysis of the Haiku structure

riverside wedding —
the flower girl
picks a dandelion

mariage au bord de l'eau —
la fille au bouquet
cueille un pissenlit

Bill Waters, USA
cco 2016-04-1


Opposition-similitude. Opposition entre le bouquet bien ordonnée et artificiel composé de fleurs multiples et la fleur naturelle. Similitude des fleurs. Pourquoi le bord de l'eau ? Difficile à dire mais cela ajoute une note particulière. une connotation de fraîcheur peut-être.


wedding flower humour

Structure of this haiku.

Used techniques :

* 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.

* 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

* simili - Similitudes.
Use of images with common semes. The sharing of common semes (qualities, characteristics) makes images reinforce each other. There is resonance because the mind makes the relationship between the two images.

A cup of tea and a lake share the fact that they are an expanse of liquid surrounded by a rim. We can "see" the image of one in the other.

Archetypes and dialectics

* D_Nature -

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