An oxymoron uses the combination of two contradictory terms to create a new meaning or effect. This device is often used to create a sense of irony or humor, and to emphasize the contrast between two seemingly opposite concepts. An oxymoron can also be used to convey a deeper meaning or message, and to challenge the reader’s assumptions about the world.
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is “it is like a dove is seeing a pigeon” an oxymoron or a simile?
Is smiling sadism of dreams an oxymoron?