Analysis Pages

Literary Devices in Much Madness Is Divinest Sense

Literary Devices Examples in Much Madness Is Divinest Sense:

Text of the Poem

🔒 1

"is..."   (Text of the Poem)

While intuited by many readers, this form of the verb “to be” conveys a relationship of equality. That is, according to the speaker, “Much Madness” equates to “divinest Sense.” The speaker therefore makes a bold, stark claim at the beginning of this sentence with a paradox.

Analysis Pages