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Analysis of the Haiku structure

rain on the bayou—
just enough moon to silver
the ripples

pluie sur le bayou—
juste assez de lune pour argenter
les vagues

sage stone, USA
cco 2016-08-2


Haïku d'atmosphère basé sur l'opposition Lumière versus Obscurité.


rain moon light

Structure of this haiku.

Used techniques :

* atmosphere - Atmosphere.
Something emerges from all the elements that constitute haiku: a climate, an atmosphere. The author does not state this explicitly. It is the reader who reconstructs it from his or her own experience.

This is especially true in three-segment haiku, also called "grocery list". But this effect can also be achieved in other ways.

The mention of feelings related to the weather and taste adds a multisensory dimension to the atmosphere created.

* 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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