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zvezdna noč
oči lisice
v žarometih

starry night
a fox's eyes
in the headlights

nuit étoilée
les yeux d'un renard
dans les phares

Polona Oblak, Slovenia
cco 2017-01-2


Opposition-similitude entre les étoiles et les yeux du renard avec comme terme intermédiaire les phares. C'est un haïku archétypal de Points de Lumière. Cette Lumière est à mettre en opposition avec la Mort probable du renard, tué par l'auto. Oppositions Haut versus Bas, Minéral (étoiles) versus Vivant (renard)., et peut-être Vie versus Mort.


fox light star car

Structure of this haiku.

Used techniques :

* 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.

* opp-sim - Opposition-similarity.
Opposition AND similarity. A relationship between two terms is both an opposition and a similarity.

For example: an egg on the plate and the setting sun. There is a sharing of the semes of roundness, red, but opposition between Up versus Bottom, Large versus Small.

* 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_Mort - Death.

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

* A_Lumière - The Light.

La Lumière.
A mettre en relation avec la Lumière dans la Nuit.

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