- Jan 2017
If music be the food of love, play on. Give me excess of it that, surfeiting, The appetite may sicken, and so die.
There is a use of conceit here. This also happens to be an extended metaphor. To analyse conceit, focus on what the unusual thinking reveal about the character. To analyse extended metaphor, focus on all the implied aspects of the figured comparison. How does it present Orsino? What does it say about his attitude to love? To Olivia?