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in spite of
bombs and lies

les bombes et les mensonges
les fleurs sauvages

Sharon Rhutaseljones, Africa
cco 2018-05-1


Un autre haïku basé sur le schéma de la Vie qui triomphe. Ici, de la guerre, du malheur. Ce type de haïku fonctionne sur une opposition; ici triple. Celle entre la Vie et la Mort, celle entre le monde humain et le monde végétal, celle enfin entre violence, brièvété et la douceur et lenteur de celles qui ont le temps de vivre.


flower war

Structure of this haiku.

Schema and motifs :

Schéma :
  Motif : mmm070 -

Used techniques :

* S1 - Folded sentence.
Haiku in one folded sentence.

* dislocation - Dislocation.
Dislocation: repetition of the subject at the end (or at the beginning) of the sentence. The repeated subject is then specified. This delays understanding and insists on the main subject of the speech.

ex: He loses his leaves, the tree.

* 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

* avis - Opinion given by the author.
The author tells his/her views or an explanation. The speech is not neutral at the first level of reading/writing. This is not a haiku where the author explains to the reader what he or she should understand, usually completed and of no interest. Here, the author gives an indication that is part of the elements of the discourse in addition to the others and that is not a redundancy (redundancy, precision, explanation).

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

Archetypes and dialectics

* A_Vie - Life.

Toute manifestation d'un être pour affirmer sa présence, sa survie, parfois dans un contexte qui lui est défavorable.

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