Re: Sounds like...
|From:||Mathias M. Lassailly <lassailly@...>|
|Date:||Thursday, November 19, 1998, 6:22|
Terence wrote :
> Shades of Arthur Rimbaud--one of his most famous pronouncements was about the color of vowels.
> From Une Saison en Enfer: "J'inventai la couleur des voyelles!--A noir, E blanc,
> I rouge, O bleu, U vert.-
Some in the French class found the idea obvious but none among them could agree
with AR's choices while the majority had never thought of it.
I guess colour warmth and is usually tuned according to vowels' height. But it
may also depend on the degrees of saturation and luminescence implied in each
colour, which also vary from one person to another.
See the original message at http://www.egroups.com/list/conlang/?start=18577