Juxtaposition

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Juxtaposition

The state or position of being placed close together or side by side, so as to allow comparison or to create contrast.
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Paul Chan juxtaposes a passage from Theodor Adorno with one from Kathy Acker that could be an epigraph to the show as a whole: "In such a world which was nonreality terrorism made a lot of sense.
95) juxtaposes lodging and dining tips with hiking and outdoors suggestions, focusing on special attractions unique to Maine, such as a good value fish restaurant located off the beaten path, or special boat tours available in certain areas.
Spark juxtaposes the different narrative voices, times and incidents to create simultaneity of perception of different aspects in the novel.
In this book, Nora Moosnick juxtaposes feminist portrayals of motherhood against the statements of twenty-two adoptive mothers of White, Biracial, Black, and Asian children.
In his debut novel, Ordinary Wolves (Milkweed Editions, $22), Kantner chillingly juxtaposes the self-relying/live-by-the-rifle dogma of the Alaskan frontiersmen with the invasiveness of the "everything-wanter" persona of the modern world.
Shannon juxtaposes the deliberately cliche with the completely unexpected, and uses both freestyle and set choreography, which itself is a blend of dance, theater, and video projections, set to the live beat of DJ Excess.
A representative case: Duvall takes Song of Solomon's 1977 attack on black middleclass aping of white middle-class property values and juxtaposes it against a 1998 profile of the Nobel laureate's ownership of four homes.