What is the difference between an oxymoron, antithesis, irony and paradox? How can you not get confused when trying to tell the difference between these?

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  • Oliver R.
    @oliver-r-2 Oliver R. I’m not 100% sure on this (hence no official answer) but an oxymoron is more words, for example ‘cold sun’, and antithesis is more themes, for example talking about romance in a war poem. I’m not sure about the other two though!
    1 week ago
  • Oliver R.
    @oliver-r-2 Oliver R. I know that isn’t much but I hope it helps!
    1 week ago