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Definition of antithesis


Antithesis: A figure of speech in which opposing or contrasting ideas are balanced against each other in grammatically parallel syntax. Extremism in defense of liberty is no vice, moderation in the pursuit of justice is no virtue. Barry Goldwater Brutus: Not that I loved Caesar less, but that I loved Rome more. Shakespeare, Julius Caesar The vases of the classical period are but the reflection of classical beauty, the vases of the archaic period are beauty itself." Sir John Beazley



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