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Analysis of the Haiku structure

soleil pâle~
l'odeur du safran
dans la paella

Sarra Masmoudi, Tunisie
cco 2017-12-2


Il y a une opposition entre un soleil pâle et la rougeur du safran. Le tout couvert par l'odeur de ce safran.


sun smell cooking saffron cooking spices

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.

* multisens - Synestesia - Multi-senses perception.
Haïkus using effects on several senses (hearing, touch, taste, vision, smell). They play on the phenomenon of resonance between feelings (Synesthesia). This device usually produces strong haikus because they are physical.

* 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

Archetypes and dialectics

* D_IntExt - In <> Out.

* T_Immobile - Frozen Time.

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