William Shakespeare
By: Cameron Boone
Israel Williams
Sharod Holmes
Joey Larkin
WHO?
• Nicknames
– The Bard
– Bard of Avon
• Play Wright
• Actor
• Plays
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Romeo and Juliet
Hamlet
MacBeth
Julius Caesar
http://biography.yourdictionary.com/articles/why-isshakespeare-called-the-bard.html
When
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14-17 Century
Torwards the end of Renaissance
Post renaissance era
No Birth Date
Baptized April 26, 1564
1594- Lord Chamberlain Men's company of
Theatrical Players
Where
• Shakespeare worked at many theatres when
he was alive
• The two main were the globe and the
blackfirs.
How was he important
• Shakespeare was real important because he
was the greatest literal writers who ever lived.
• All his plays have moral lessons and are
depicted by different characters.
• He was also a great storyteller and writer as
his plays and stories are still being read today.
What he was famous for
Shakespeare is known for three types
Shakespeare is known for Romeo and
of plays, including histories,
Juliet, Hamlet, and The Tragedy of
comedies, and tragedies.
Julius Caesar. Behind these major works
Shakespeare’s histories are based on
he has many in the background that
royalty and events during his time.
most don’t know about, including
Some of his tragedies were inspired
by a roman playwright named Seneca.
There is little evidence on his
comedies.
Why shakesphere is important
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1-he is credited to introducing 3,000 words to the English
dictionary
2-his writing is the second most quoted 2 the bible.
3- He influence theatre by expanding its expectations of what
can be accomplish through characterization, plot, language,
genre
4- able to express range of human emotions in his verses
Video link
 http://youtu.be/BMkuUADWW2A
CITATIONS
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http://www.biography.com/people/william-shakespeare9480323?page=4
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http://www.britannica.com/EBchecked/topic/537853/WilliamShakespeare
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http://wiki.answers.com/Q/What_plays_did_William_Shakespeare_write
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http://biography.yourdictionary.com/articles/why-is-shakespearecalled-the-bard.html
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http://answers.ask.com/Arts/Literature/what_inspired_william_shakespea
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to summarize the range of human emotions
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William Shakespeare