Peter Yovu, in a posting on the Haiku Foundation blog, has off-handedly ventured three categories of transformations: psychological (Kaneko’s motorcycle), mythological (Yagi’s scales; see below), and spiritual (Fujita’s walk; previous page).  Of the mythological, he intends physical, bodily change, not necessarily into a mythological creature. In a follow-up post on the same blog entry, Don Baird rightly pointed out that Kaneko’s motorcycle may be only psychological, or both psychological and mythological. Some other examples:
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