This lifestyle based on Carpe Diem brings happiness to some characters, as it did with Sir Toby Belch, Sebastian Roderigo of Messaline and Feste the fool.
Despite problems of confused identities and sexualities, the play ends with marriage for the major characters because they “have learned enough about their own foolishness to accept it wisely, and their reward, as it should be, is marriage.”(Schwartz 5140)....
Feste the Clown: his role and significance ..
Feste, a clown, through his mixed up words and songs enlightens the other characters whilst playing the role of the truth-teller. Through aiding the Duke with his patience, helping Viola with her love problems, and having a major role in Malvolio's downfall, Feste holds one of the primary parts of the play.