Literary Devices in Protest

Literary Devices Examples in Protest:

Protest 1

"The lawlessness of wealth-protecting laws..."   (Protest)

Wilcox makes a strong condemnation of the regulations that protect the wealthy. The use of the oxymoron, “lawlessness of laws,” emphasizes this point. Laws that protect only a wealthy elite only serve to oppress and do not serve a true, lawful purpose in protecting the rights of all.