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What is an oxymoron?



A. A contrast or discrepancy between expectation and reality
B. A figure of speech that makes a comparison between two unlike things
C. A rhetorical device in which two seemingly contradictory words are used together for effect

This question is part of English IV - Gullivers Travels
Asked by KNewhouse, Last updated: Mar 31, 2020

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John Smith

John Smith

Answered Jan 23, 2017

A rhetorical device in which two seemingly contradictory words are used together for effect
 

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