Twelfth Night

what are the two types of fools in elizabethan drama?

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The two types of fools in Elizabethan are the clown (uneducated rustics) and the professional jester (courtly fool). In "Twelfth Night," Festes is the professional fool or the clown, whereas, Sir Andrew Aguecheek, is an example of the uneducated rustic, or simpleton. Sir Andrew is funny, but not because he has any intention of being so...... it is natural, unintentional, and endearing.