Oxymoron Worksheets To Print:
- Spot the examples in the sentences. Look for things that stand out as being loud.
Big Words - A little
matching to get you started and then a sentence of your thoughts.
Term Match - There
were so many requests for another version of the former, here is another
What is an Oxymoron?
- We ask you to actually explain it. Since you have the room, go deeper and explain why the author may have chose these words.
Drawing Lines - Some
of these combinations could offer unintended match-ups that could actually work.
Create an Oxymoron
- Fill in each blank to create an oxymoron. There are many different ways you can go after these.
Drawing A Blank...
- Identify the oxymoron in each sentence. Write it on the line. You will see how many different dissimilar things you can put together.
Oxymorons in Literature
- There is a lot going on in George Orwell's novel 1984. Some of the word pairs he uses are classics.
- Underline the oxymoron in each quotation below. Then explain the
Sentence - Fill in the blank to complete each oxymoron. You then use them in your own crafted sentences.
Oxymorons in Love
- Read the passage. Then explain why Shakespeare uses so many oxymorons,
and describe their effect.
In Passing -
Identify and explain the oxymorons in each passage that is provided.
Oxymorons and Wit -
Explain the underlined lines and why they are funny. A little dry
humor, at times.
- Use your imagination to fill in the blanks below to create your