William Shakespeare Is A Well-Known And Recognized English

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William Shakespeare is a well-known and recognized English poet. Born in the year of 1564 and 1616 marked the end of his time. In his twenties, Shakespeare decided to move to London and took up the role of being an actor and a playwright. It wasn’t until 1594 that he began his career with the Lord Chamberlain’s Men, the leading theater company at the time. Shakespeare spent his time pumping out 37 written plays and over 150 poems, which only provoked him into becoming a prominent playwright, figure in his successful work output. Shakespeare didn’t only revert to tragedies such as Macbeth, but combined fascinating plots, strong characters and beautifully constructed poetry in his plays. So inspiring that even to this day, Shakespeare and…show more content…
The play doesn’t stop there, but continues in recognizing the overwhelming overload of guilt and fear, which only causes him to be driven into paranoia and commit even more murders in order to secure his power. His over-exceeding confidence in the prophecies given by the witches eventually leads him to his downfall where he’s both overthrown and killed by those he has wronged. Simply a circulating downfall driven by guilt. Tragedy – a dramatic work that presents the downfall of a dignified character that is involved in historically or socially important events. Dramatic Irony – when an audience’s awareness of a situation is different than that of the characters’. Hubris – extreme pride and arrogance in a character who brings about his/her downfall. In the play, Shakespeare writes in blank verse, the name for unrhymed iambic pentameter poetry. A Shakespearian play commonly consists of five acts, a major division of a play or drama, while ending a multitude of his scenes in rhymed couplets, a rhymed pair of lines. “To-morrow and to-morrow and to-morrow” Appearing in a large amount of blank verse lines in Macbeth, instead of ending with a stressed syllable Shakespeare frequently added an unstressed syllable to the line. The following quotation does just so in the so-called feminine ending. "Fair is foul, and foul is fair" This quotation is memorable for even though the witches speak in paradoxes,
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