Shakespeare As A Midsummer Night's Dream Essay

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William Shakespeare is a well know writer in the English time. William Shakespeare was a poet but he was also a play writer and actor. According to The Longman Anthology British Literature, Volume 1b, The Early Modern Period pgs. 1199-1203. William Shakespeare was the greatest writer in the English language, he wrote poems that incorporated plays of histories, tragedies, comedies. Shakespeare was the third child of John and Mary Shakespeare, born in Stratford-upon-Avon on April 23, 1564, and at a young age of just eighteen he married Anne Hathaway, who was much older, twenty-six exactly. Within three years of marriage, a daughter, Susanna was welcomed, a later a set of twins Hamnet and Judith. Shakespeare had begun his career as an…show more content…
Having been sent for to attend his father 's funeral, he is shocked to find his mother Gertrude already remarried, by the man who he knows have murdered his father, his own uncle Claudius. To Hamlet, the marriage is offensive, the thought of this union bring Hamlet to wanting to commit suicide, as Stated in Act I, scene ii (129-158) “That it should come to this! But two months dead!—nay, not so much, not two: So excellent a king; that was, to this, Hyperion to a satyr; so loving to my mother, That he might not beteem the winds of heaven, Visit her face too roughly. Heaven and earth”! (Shakespeare) Claudius is crowned King, regardless that he knows that Hamlet is their rightfully the next heir to the throne. Hamlet begins to suspect foul play, because the ghost of his father came to him disturbed, and verbalized that he can’t descend because his death is from the hands of his own brother Claudius. Not only is Hamlet disturbed about his father’s death at the hands of his uncle/step-father, Hamlet hands also becomes become blooded, and the spiral episodes of Tragedy begins. Firstly, he kills Polonius, Ophelia’s father through a wall-hanging. Secondly, his two friends Rosencrantz and Guildenstern who was instructed by Claudius to have Hamlet executed. (Harcourt). Ophelia, hears of the news of her father’s death and Hamlet 's behavior, drowns while singing sad love songs. Thirdly, a deadly sword fight
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