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   Study of the underlying structures of the haiku.

Exploration of the mechanisms, constructions and active structures of the haiku.


Two lines structure
One folded line structure
2 + 1 structure
3 segments structure

Organization of the discourse

Organization around a missing element (unspoken)
Organization around a detail
Zoom effect in the composition
The last element is the engine of the haiku
Foliated discourse (several levels of meanings)
Haiku with a tanka structure
Haiku noting a sudden event

Dynamics of the elements : the engines of haiku

The visible elements

Use of similarities
Use of oppositions
Use of associations
Use of juxtapositions
Dynamics using multisense feelings
Active meteo element

Elements of the background

Haikus with a psychological root
Dynamics based on the atmosphere of the haiku
Use of an external cultural reference

Deep structures.

Structure Elements : Patterns (patrons), Schemas (schemas), Designs (motifs).

Study of the deep structures of the haiku.

Actives structures : Archetypes and Dialectics.

Study of active Archetypes and Dialectics in the writing of haiku.

Writing devices


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Other explorations are will be added soon.
Note : Some of the explanations are still in French.

Styles :

- sabi ...
- wabi ...
- yugen ...