OXYMORON: DR. HARESHWAR ROY


QUESTION: What is Oxymoron?
ANSWER: Oxymoron is a figure of speech consisting generally of two apparently contradictory terms that express a startling paradox.
Example: [1] Why then, O brawling love! O loving hate!
                        O' anything of nothing first create
                        O' heavy lightness! Serious vanity.
                        [Shakespeare: Romeo And Juliet]
                 [2] She loathed the bright dishonour of his love. [Blake]

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