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  • PARADOX
    FIGURATIVE LANGUAGE
  • A statement that appears on the surface to be contradictory or impossible, but is actually a truth.
    An extended Oxymoron
    An Oxymoron where the opposing words or ideas DO NOT appear side by side.
    WHAT IS A PARADOX?
  • Less is More
    In marriage, two people become one yet remain two.
    I am nobody
    To bring peace we must war.
    Someday you will be old enough to be young again.
    The deceiver claimed, “All men are liars”
    Cowards die many times before their deaths
    PARADOX EXAMPLES