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  • Shakespeare Is Shakespeare

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    “To be or not to be ’’ Why is Shakespeare still relevant? Shakespeare is still relevant because his poems and plays continue to live on even though he is dead. His plays and poems are all so well executed and they all have a theme . For example in the play Antony and Cleopatra there are a number of themes such as loyalty, honour, romance and betrayal. Also the play contains many poetic narrations such as ‘’ my desolation begins to make a better life’’ One of the many themes of the play Antony

  • Shakespeare : The Mysterious Shakespeare

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    The Mysterious Shakespeare William Shakespeare was born in Stratford upon Avon in 1564. William Shakespeare is known to be the best English playwright. He authored some 37 or more plays, epic poems and 154 sonnets, He retired to his hometown sometime around 1612, where he died. Shakespeare worked the English language and he made up words but his death was a mystery. His words are the most quoted words other than the Bible. Shakespeare did not have college background but most scholars believe

  • Shakespeare : The Bard Of Shakespeare, Real?

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    Shakespeare, Real? Also known as, the Bard of Stratford-Upon-Avon, William Shakespeare is widely regarded and the most prolific poet and writer of all time. Having amassed a portfolio that includes a great many works, his work being some of the most critically acclaimed work of all time. Yet, what we know about Shakespeare the man, is meager compared to our understanding of his works. This gap in knowledge has contributed to the questioning of the authenticity of Shakespeare as a real person

  • Is Shakespeare Still Releved By William Shakespeare

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    Many have heard of William Shakespeare, and many have seen or known his work without even knowing it was his. The playwright, poet, and actor was born April 23,1564. There has been a debate whether him and/or his plays and work are still relevant till this day. Shakespeare has a worldwide impact and his plays and their concept continue to illustrate the problems we are affected by today. Significantly, after first experiencing Shakespeare, many can already notice that he has the potential to speak

  • A Comparison Of The History Of Shakespeare By William Shakespeare

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    William Shakespeare lived through a turbulent time in England’s history. There was a constant threat of subterfuge, violence, and sedition. During this time, London had to go on about its day-to-day life, and the people wanted some way to let out the tension that they felt around them. A growing distraction was the theater, where they could escape from the chaos for a few hours. Shakespeare was an up and coming playwright and had just moved his theatre. He needed a big opener to impress the

  • Shakespeare Report : A Biography Of William Shakespeare

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    Shakespeare Report William Shakespeare was born on April 23, 1564 in Stratford-upon-Avon, England. He was the third of eight children in the Shakespeare family. His parents were Mary Arden and John Shakespeare. He attended the Stratford grammar school at the age of seven and attended the Holy Trinity parish church. At the age of 18, Shakespeare married 26-year-old Anne Hathaway. They had three children; Susanna, Judith, and Hamnet. Historians are unsure about when Shakespeare began his playwriting

  • The Theme Of Madness In Shakespeare, By William Shakespeare

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    mental delusion/ mentally ill or showing extremely foolish/eccentric behavior which begins with anger. The incorporation of madness in literature has been a long-standing tradition and can be encountered in these three works: King Lear by William Shakespeare where he tells the story about King Lear whose madness has been promoted by his two daughters, Regan and Goneril, “Daddy” by Sylvia Plath, where she reveals her anguish at her father’s death, she also discloses an eccentric behavior of attempting

  • Relevance Of Shakespeare

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    are born with better than a bland textbook, even when used without this aim in mind.” William Shakespeare is an English poet, playwright, and is often referred to as a national poet. He is considered to be one of the greatest writer and dramatist in the English language/ world-wide. Shakespeare’s innovative writing is what makes up his plays and poems such as Hamlet, Othello, Richard III, etc. Shakespeare should continue to be taught in the ninth grade curriculum because his work goes on a deep understanding

  • “To Be, Or Not To Be: That Is The Question:” (Shakespeare,

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    “To be, or not to be: that is the question:” (Shakespeare, Hamlet 3.1.56). This is a famous quote from William Shakespeare’s famous play Hamlet. However, what inspired Shakespeare to write such a play? What inspired Shakespeare to create any of his famous works? These questions can only be answered by looking into Shakespeare’s life and the events that came to pass when he wrote his plays. Therefore William Shakespeare wrote many of his plays derived from inspiration that came from events in his

  • Shakespeare Is a Fraud

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    SHAKESPEARE IS A FRAUD January 25th 2012 Shakespeare is a Fraud One cannot write thirty-six plays, one hundred and fifty-four sonnets and two long narrative poems if they were ordinary. But unbelievably, William Shakespeare did just that from 1564 – 1616. People have questioning how Shakespeare achieved writing such great pieces of literature, when the behind the scenes story does not add up. There are no records to prove he wrote anything and there is proof