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1

F.E Dolan states that, "It might be said that the play ends with a...

...lone figure, Feste, and is song is the last word."

2

He embodies a spirit of

misrule and a perpetrator of folly

3

He is the antithesis

of Malvolio

4

He exposes truths

-mocks Orsino's lovelorn behaviour
-challenges Olivia's obsessive mourning
-lays bare Malvolio's hubris(pride+self confidence) by humiliating him

5

There is humour in the fact that his role

gives him licence to mock his superiors

6

He is wiser than his masters, "Wise enough to...

...play the fool."