Keywords: oxymoron, antithesis, textual antithesis, stylistic device, classification, emic level, etic level


The presented article aims to study the problem of contradictory concepts, ideas by discussing oxymoron and antithesis, to give an outline of these very important and frequently used stylistic devices, their peculiarities and classification; also, to identify those new classes which were revealed after meticulously studying the material under investigation. Exactly these classes are the novelty that is suggested in the given article. Besides, the article studies contradictory themes developed in the text what we call a textual paradox.


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How to Cite
Nino Kemertelidze, & Meri Giorgadze. (2020). PARADOXES AT LEXICAL, SYNTACTIC, AND TEXTUAL LEVELS. International Journal of Innovative Technologies in Social Science, (6(27).