Is this an Antithesis?

0
cmooteb 2 Rep.

“Well-timed silence hath more eloquence than speech.” – Martin Fraquhar Tupper

Thank you!

cmooteb asked
0
English Tutor 2.76K Rep.

No, it is contrast because the opposition between silence and speech is highlighted by using “than.” Although antithesis is also contrast, however that usually reverses the previous situation.

English Tutor answered
×

Login