of the best ways to develop a conflict, paving the way to a resolution. The whole of, disney's. Through these antithetical ideas, Pope reveals the basic nature of human beings. In philosophical discussion edit See also: Thesis, antithesis, synthesis and Dialectic In dialectics (any formal system of reasoning that arrives at the truth by the exchange of logical arguments) antithesis is the juxtaposition of contrasting ideas, usually in a balanced way. "The Logic of Antithesis". "The Art of Writing and Speaking the English Language". The contrasting ideas of reign / serve, and Hell / Heavn are placed in this sentence to achieve an antithetical effect. cicero, 2nd Philippic,.118) Often there is a double antithesis, as in the following proverb, where "man" is opposed to "God and "proposes" is contrasted with "disposes Man proposes, God disposes. The Journal of Philosophy, Psychology, and Scientific Methods. Louis, 1964.) The world will little note, nor long remember what we say here, but it can never forget what they did here.
Two things show feebleness of mind: holding your breath at the time for speaking, and speaking when you should be silent. (by Winston Churchill ) It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the age of wisdom, it was the age of foolishness, it was the epoch of belief, it was the epoch of incredulity, it was the season. Example #3: An Essay on Criticism (By Alexander Pope) Alexander Pope, in his An Essay on Criticism, says: To err is human; to forgive divine. In a less obvious sense, however, the concept of antithesis is widely used in literature and film. (St Paul, 1st Epistle to the Corinthians 13:12, King James version) My men have become women, and my women, men.