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    name? Would not a rose by any other name smell as sweet?” William Shakespeare, a name we have all heard at some point, but who is he? William Shakespeare, the man who has influenced our culture through his various literary works. What is the truth behind the brilliant man whom penned the renowned words filling the pages of the ever significant Romeo and Juliet, Much Ado About Nothing, or The Tempest? William Shakespeare was born William Shakspere. Aside from contemporary and popular belief, it

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    well written by William Shakespeare, or were they? Today many scholars doubt the authorship of William Shakespeare. With this doubt, many other problems about William Shakespeare begin to arise. The question of Shakespeare’s authorship initiates controversy about whether or not William Shakespeare wrote the famous works by “Shakespeare”. William Shakespeare, the third of eight children born, was born in 1564 from the rural town of Stratford-upon-Avon in Warwickshire, England. William, along with his

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    William Shakespeare was a man of many talents, entertaining millions with his poems and plays that have lasted the test of time. Many of his plays although they were in the 1590 era have had a huge impact on the follow decades and modern theater today. William Shakespeare wrote and worked on his on bodies of work throughout the duration of his career as a writer. Coming from humble beginnings he had risen up and surpassed the expectation for being the son of a glover. Writing plays that were just

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    William Shakespeare: Real or Fake? Introduction Who is the real Shakespeare? There are those who insist that William Shakespeare is the author of the many works attributed to him and reports state that there are those who believe some type of conspiracy exists to protect the real name of the author of those works. Claims state that there is no evidence to document William Shakespeare of Stratford as the author and that he did not have the aristocratic background, education, or knowledge to have

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    This is an informational essay about Poet, Actor, and Playwright,William Shakespeare. In this essay you can find much information ranging from fun facts to his death. This essay tells much about his life and includes some details of family members. The key purpose of this essay is to inform curious people about William Shakespeare. “I regard the theatre as the greatest of all art forms, the most immediate way in which a human being can share with another the sense of what it is to be a human

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    William Shakespeare had competition for being the greatest playwright to ever live. The Importance of William Shakespeare authored by Thomas Thrasher, nonfiction book, about Shakespeare's early life and what happened during those times in London, England. First, John Shakespeare, William's father, begins as an apprentice glove maker before marrying Mary Arden, receiving a coat of arms, and opening his own shop. Furthermore, William Shakespeare’s early life includes becoming an aletaster, constable

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    The Impact of William Shakespeare on American Culture “Some are born great, some achieve greatness, and some have greatness thrust upon them” (Shakespeare). William Shakespeare was an English poet and playwright who is considered one of the greatest writers to ever use the English language (“William Shakespeare his life, works and influence,” 2017). Known for many of his great works containing poems, plays, and sonnets dating back to 1592. “He was a man of his times, writing for his contemporaries

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    History of William Shakespeare William Shakespeare is famous for his many plays, poems, and sonnets. While most everyone knows who Shakespeare is and can name at least one of his many works, not much is known about William Shakespeare as a person. We have little record of his life which has made some people question his existence. Who is this mysterious person and what do we know? (history.com staff, 2011, biography.com editors, 2017 and Jamieson, 2016) Most scholars agree that William Shakespeare

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    William Shakespeare      On April 26, 1564, John Shakespeare's son, William, was baptized at the Stratford Parish Church. No one knows for certain when his birthday was. (Brown 22) It was thought that young Shakespeare began attending school at the age 7, in Stratford. (Wadsworth 344) Before Shakespeare reached the age of 13, his family endured hardships. Shakespeare's formal schooling ceased. At that time, William may have begun helping his father in the gloving business

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    William Shakespeare William Shakespeare, the playwright, had a life of virtual mystery, intrigue and relative sadness. Shakespeare grew up in a modest upbringing and was known to have only completed elementary school. Though he did not attend college, he would end up as one of histories greatest literary success stories. The mysteries surrounding the life of William Shakespeare are perpetuated with the reference to the ‘lost years'; two distinct periods of time from 1578-1582 and 1585-1592

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