Saturday, December 10, 2005

Cliché: like night and day

Meaning: contrast or comparison through opposites3.
Rewrite 1: like black and white
Rewrite 2: like good and evil
Rewrite 3: like
shadow and saturation4
Rewrite 4: like war and peace
Rewrite 5: like God and devil

Comment: Do you suppose we soon will run out of opposites? At least meaningful ones?

More reading about clichés
What I found when I
googled “clichés”:
Australian World Map (Macquarie Dictionary): “It takes courage to write about clichés, not least because of the fear of turning out more clichés. But here goes.”

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