What are some original examples of antithesis?
Only the shimmering glow of the single lamppost danced in the dead gloom of the black darkness.
She was saddened by the poor turn-out, but elated by the funds generated for the trust.
The shimmering glow is contrasted with the black darkness, and the active danced is contrasted with the dead gloom.
saddened contrasted with elated.
Antithesis is described here: