Is William Shakespeare Still Relevant Today

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William Shakespeare was an intelligent writer and his plays and poems are a significant part of the history;however, his writing is no longer relevant to today’s society or children. There are several reasons why Shakespeare’s writing is not needed in today’s society, but according to Peter Beech there are few important reasons the education system and society should move past William Shakespeare. Throughout history there have been multiple languages that when people are reading writings from the past it is difficult for the individuals to understand the words or phrases, “reading or watching shakespeare is… baffling, tiring, frustrating, and downright unpleasant” (Peter Beech). Teachers often feel that because William Shakespeare is well
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