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juxtaposition
used in A Prayer for Owen Meany

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the act of positioning dissimilar things side-x-side (usually to contrast)
  • And almost casually, with a confidence that stood in surprising and unreasonable juxtaposition to his tiny size, Owen Meany told me that he was sure my father was alive, that he was sure my father knew he was my father, and that God knew who my father was; even if my father never came forth to identify himself, Owen told me, God would identify him for me.
    p. 12.8

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