Analysis of the Haiku structure
fleur de printemps –
la rose tatouée au bras
de la serveuse
Michel Duflo, France
Analogie entre printemps et rose.
woman bar humour rose flower tatoo
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.
Effects: liadyn - Binding with dynamics effects
At the level: 2-prof - Deep level
Deep and non explicit structures, active objects of the unconscious.
Description level: 5-strp - Deep structure (schemas, patterns, cultural, associations, similarities)
* 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.
The atmosphere is mostly characterized by slow or motionless time.
Effects: liasen - Binding with sensorial feelings.
At the level: 1-surf - Surface level
Discourse, surface structures, content, subject, style.
Description level: 3-suj - Subject, content
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