What is an example of an oxymoron in Macbeth?
In the first scene : "When the battle's lost and won."
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Oxymorons are two words that are right by each other that can mean exactly opposite things like: big shrimp, pretty ugly, stupid genius, a little big, accurate estimate, awful…ly nice, baby giant, barely dressed, young adult, true lies, etc.
Larger half, clearly confused, pretty ugly, horrifically amazing
EX: The sandstorm brought on a bout of dry rain from all directions. The "dry rain" is a metaphor and an oxymoron.
silent scream, cruel kindness, deafening silence, ice burn, painful pleasure
From Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet: 'Here is much to do with hate, but more with love. Why then, O bawling love! O bawling hate! O anything! of nothing first create! O heav…y lightness! serious vanity! Mis-shapen chaos and well seeming forms.'
Responsible Drinking Act Naturally Alone Together Clearly Misunderstood Exact Estimate Old News Original Copies Same Difference New Classic Sweet Sorrow Li…ving Dead Girly Man Terribly Pleased Plastic Glasses Loose Tights Small Crowd Why Is "Abbreviation" Such A Long Word? Half Full Bad Luck All Natural Artificial Flavor Cruel Kindness Moving Statue
War is peace freedom is slavery ignorance is strength
The French Resistance
Shes pretty ugly. The freezing heat. A fine mess. Act natural. Accurate rumours.
In Word Play, Puns, and Oxymorons
1.catherine seems pretty ugly in her attitude 2.she's acting like a livind dead 3.dina tells an open secret in the class 4.the story that you tell to me today is seriously f…unny 5.donny have the same difference as mark
In The Outsiders
the best known is 'military intelligence'. but you can make up your own:- fighting for peace! caring conservatives...
In The Raven (Poem)
oxymoron: a figure of speech with a pair of apparentlycontradictory terms Stanza 11, line 5: dirges of his Hope Stanza 15, line 3: desert land enchanted Stanza 18, line 5: lie…s floating
In Example Sentences
Oxymorons are just statements that contradict each other. For instance: Pretty Ugly: She was pretty ugly when I first met her from online. Intense Calm: An intense calm cam…e over the jungle one evening,signifying a storm was approaching. . Deafening silence: There was a deafening silence at the meetingjust then. . Random order: The list was in random order. . Original copy: He had an original copy of the book.