Use Mr Sushi's explanation of Antithesis to see how many you can spot in the following extracts.
Clue: antithesis means opposites. In the examples below, the opposites are very close together...
WARFARE I cannot wage, yet know not peace;
I fear, I hope, I burn, I freeze again;
Mount to the skies, then bow to earth my face;
Grasp the whole world, yet nothing can obtain.
All this the world well knows; yet none knows well
To shun the heaven that leads men to this hell.
For I have sworn thee fair, and thought thee bright,
Who art as black as hell, as dark as night.
an ever-fixed mark
That looks on tempests and is never shaken;