I love this song. I had a difficult night being screamed at by my parents. And honestly I just wanted to listen to angry FU rap music... But this song came on about people treating you like s*** and rising above them to prove to them you are worth something. This is a beautiful song
Shakespeare sometimes gets a bad rap in high schools for his complex plots and antiquated language. But a quick peek into the rhythm of his words reveals a poet deeply rooted in the way people spoke in his time — and still speak today. Why do Shakespeare’s words have such staying power? David T. Freeman and Gregory Taylor uncover the power of iambic pentameter.