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Transcript of OXYMORON
- Lao Tzu "I can resist anything, except temptation."
- Oscar Wilde for entertainment add flavor to speech "I like humanity, but I loathe persons."
- Edna St. Vincent Millay "A joke is actually an extremely really serious issue."
- Winston Churchill "the same difference." "So foul and fair a day I have not seen!"
- William Shakespeare THANK YOU! adjective-noun noun - verb "And faith unfaithful kept him falsely true."
- Tennyson Guest host Dark light Living dead "The silence whistles"
- Nathan Alterman Oxymora are not always a pair of words; they can also be devised in the meaning of sentences or phrases. "Why then, O brawling love, O loving hate,
O anything of nothing first create;
O heavy lightness, serious vanity,
Misshapen chaos of well‐seeming forms,
Feather of lead, bright smoke, cold fire, sick health,
Still‐waking sleep, that is not what it is!"
~ Romeo Montague Infante Medrano Mendaros FUNCTIONS: Rhetorical Effect Complexity Emphasis Wit CHARACTERISTICS pretty ugly "The deaf listens" The mute sounds