In Violas soliloquy about Feste. Could anyone help be to define how the metaphors and similes contribute to the reading/theme of Twelfth Night . I have drawn a blank on this part and am going in the wrong direction by over complicating . Thank you for any suggestions you may have.
This fellow is wise enough to play the fool,
And to do that well craves a kind of wit.
He must observe their mood on whom he jests,
The quality of persons, and the time,
And like the haggard, check at every feather
That comes before his eye. This is a practice
As full of labour as a wise man’s art,
For folly that he wisely shows is fit,
But wise men, folly-fall'n, quite taint their wit