Figurative Language - Oxymoron

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Figurative Language - Oxymoron

  1. 1. OXYMORON <br />FIGURATIVE LANGUAGE<br />
  2. 2. Links two seemingly contrary elements in a way that turns out to make sense. <br />Two words that are opposites (or close to being opposites) side by side. <br />What is Oxymoron?<br />
  3. 3. Bitter + Sweet = Bittersweet<br />Living + Death = Living Death<br />Beautiful + Tyrant = Beautiful Tyrant! <br />Minor + Crisis = Minor Crisis<br />Jumbo + Shrimp = Jumbo Shrimp<br />Clearly + Confused = Clearly Confused<br />Only + Choice = Only Choice<br />Larger + Half = Larger Half<br />Freezer + Burn = Freezer Burn<br />Pretty + Ugly = Pretty Ugly<br />Examples<br />
  4. 4. http://www.fun-with-words.com/oxym_example.html<br />http://www.oxymoronlist.com/<br />http://www.wordexplorations.com/oxymora-1.html<br />More Examples<br />

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