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winter moon
the cold, clear, clanking
of train cars

(lune d'hiver
le bruit métallique, froid et distinct
des wagons du train)

Paula Fisher, USA
cco 2016-12-2


Un haïku sur le motif du trafic lointain perçu durant une nuit d'hiver. Similitude multisensorielle (synesthésie) entre le froid de la lumière lunaire, de l'hiver et du son métallique, clair des wagons. Archétype du Voyage.


moon sound train

Structure of this haiku.

Schema and motifs :

Schéma : sss042 Distant sounds of trafic at night.
  Motif : mmm087 - Distant sounds of trafic in a (cold) night.

Used techniques :

* son - Active sounds in the text.
Use of sonorities in the text. Sound plays an active and central role in the discourse. The mention of the named sound imitates the sound heard.

Effects: liasen - Binding with sensorial feelings.

At the level: 1-surf - Surface level
Discourse, surface structures, content, subject, style.

Description level: 2-trait - Style,subject handling

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