4 Apr 2013

Spot the Antithesis! Fun Game!

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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...

[1]
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.

[2]
All this the world well knows; yet none knows well
To shun the heaven that leads men to this hell.


[3]

  For I have sworn thee fair, and thought thee bright,
   Who art as black as hell, as dark as night.


[4]

an ever-fixed mark

That looks on tempests and is never shaken;