Thursday, June 15, 2006
juxtaposition noun [juhk-stuh-puh-ZISH-uhn] The act or an instance of placing in nearness or side by side.
Definitions for juxtaposition
- The act or an instance of placing in nearness or side by side.
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Citations for juxtaposition
I had sent from Egypt two Coptic sculptures from the fifth and sixth centuries and placed them in juxtaposition with a contemporary stone mask from Zimbabwe, with striking effect.
This aesthetically pleasing juxtaposition of contradictions is one of the hallmarks of poetry.