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a figure of speech in which an apparent contradiction is made, and in which the two contrasting sides of the issue are represented in two opposing halves of the sentence e.g. Speech is silver; silence gold; It was the best of times, it was the worst of times; It was the age of wisdom, it was the age of foolishness. (Dickens)
lighting that accentuates contours and creates shadows. This creates a darker, ominous effect...
a line giving the name of the writer of a story or article.
words formed by linking two or more words by means of hyphens, e.g. mother-in-law.
an adverb that tells us how often something is done, e.g. She practised daily; He ...