Tutor profile: Jennifer M.
What does Shakespeare reveal about Othello's character through this monologue? Use text evidence to support your answer.
Based on this speech, Othello appears honest and honorable. When he is accused, he calmly defends himself by describing how his relationship with Desdemona developed. According to Othello, he did not press himself on Desdemona but instead waited for her to hint at her feelings for him. He is confident she will confirm his account.
Subject: US History
For whom did those who ratified the US Constitution claim to speak, and on what authority did they make that claim?
As stated in the first sentence of the Preamble, those who ratified the Constitution claimed to speak for "the People of the United States." They made the claim based on the fact that they were members of Congress, placed in their position through their election by their states' voters.
In the poem "A Poison Tree" by William Blake how does the rhyme scheme affect the meaning of the poem?
The rhyme scheme consists of simple couplets that give the poem an upbeat rhythm similar to a nursery rhyme. Blake might have used simplistic, rhythmic language to underscore that anger is a basic human emotion.