The Importance Of Shakespeare In Love

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Shakespeare to this day is still a worldwide phenomenon and is being taught all around the United States or in fact all around the world. My earliest encounter with Shakespeare can come to when I was a Freshman in high school with “Romeo and Juliet.” After reading Shakespeare in high school I knew I wanted to take a class relating to the subject in college and I’m glad I was lucky enough to take ENGL 1634: Introduction to Shakespeare with Professor Joann Harvill during my Sophomore year. I have learned so many interesting and captivating things in this class. For example, famous movies such as “10 Things I Hate About You” and “Forbidden Planet” are based on Shakespeare’s plays, Taming of the Shrew” and “Tempest.” To add on to that, I also really enjoyed the plays, characters, beliefs, and William Shakespeare himself.
Whenever, I think of the writer, William Shakespeare the first thing that pops up in my head is brilliant, talented, and fascinating. It’s crazy to think how many plays that Shakespeare has created during his life totaling to thirty-seven. Upon watching, “Shakespeare in Love” it gave me a huge insight on his creativity and his whereabouts during his time era. For example, this movie showed exactly how the “Romeo and Juliet” play came to be. The play was originally based on William Shakespeare himself and his love affair with a woman, named Viola de Lesseps who pretended to be a man to audition for one of his plays. The smart man that William

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