DIRECTIONS: Choose one of the following topics and write an MLA style essay of 3-4 pages. Your paper should be typed, double spaced, and should have a one inch margin. Please use Times New Roman 12 point font.

1. Defend or refute this statement: Emilia?s opinion about betrayal expresses a contemporary view of the relationship between the sexes.

2. Othello was a noble man with many faults. What was his main fault, the fault to which we can attribute his murder of Desdemona? Write an argumentative paper defending your view.