Juxtaposition

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Great word! Juxtaposition (noun): the fact of two things being seen or placed together with contrasting effect.

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Examples:

  • Government: JFK & LBJ.
  • Music: Simon & Garfunkel; Rogers & Hammerstein.
  • NBA Basketball in the 80’s: Larry Bird & Magic Johnson.
  • Family Entertainment: Walt & Roy Disney.
  • Family: Sibling rivalry.
  • Past & Future: Estonia.

Can you suggest additional examples of juxtaposition?

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