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  • Shakespeare's Poems And Plays
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    Shakespeare: Biography William Shakespeare was a great English playwright, dramatist and poet who lived during the late sixteenth and early seventeenth centuries. Shakespeare is considered to be the greatest playwright of all time. No other writer's plays have been produced so many times or read so widely in so many countries as his. Shakespeare was born to middle class parents. His father, John, was a Stratford businessman. He was a glove maker who owned a leather shop. John Shakespeare was a w...
  • 3 Henry V 16
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    his dramatic works, Shakespeare has provided insights into human nature which, in the opinion of many of his disciples, equal those of the greatest modern psychologists. The impact of the Bard's insights is compounded by a masterful use of the language which makes him the mostly widely studied English writer. Church records indicate that William Shakespeare was baptised in Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire on April 26, 1564. April 23 is widely accepted as his date of birth. His father was a resp...
  • William Shakespeare William Shakespeare
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    William Shakespeare William Shakespeare was born in the Hole Trinity Church in Stratford-upon-Avon in Warwickshire on April 23, 1564. He was the first son and third child of John Shakespeare, a leather tanner and a maker of gloves, and Mary Arden Shakespeare. Williams parents were married around 1558 and had a total of eight children, three of which died in childhood. Williams family had been living in the area of Warwickshire for many years and was respected. Williams father was at one time pro...
  • Shakespeares Plays
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    William Shakespeare A complete, authoritative account of Shakespeares life is not available; thus there is a lot of supposition surrounding few facts. William Shakespeare was generally believed to born on April 23, 1564 to Mary Arden and John Shakespeare in Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire. Shakespeare was baptized in the Holy Trinity Church. John Shakespeare owned a general store and was one of the towns Aldermen. The Shakespeare family was comfortable, but they were not aristocrats. William S...
  • William Shakespeare And Anne Hathaway Of Stratford
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    Cheryl Bowman Mrs. Be mbas 2nd. Period English 6 May 1996 The Life of the Great William Shakespeare There are many authors that are widely read. However, none are more universally read and studied than the great William Shakespeare of the late 16th and early 17th centuries. His plays and poems have moved millions of people, unofficially giving him the well-deserved title of the greatest of all dramatists. Shakespeare is the basis for excellence in literacy and theatrical performances. Although o...
  • Shakespeare From The Time
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    SHAKESPEARE'S BIOGRAPHY By Paige SchellerShakespeare's Biography William Shakespeare was a great writer who lead a very interesting life. In fact, he is often though of as "the greatest write of his time". As a child, William Shakespeare started his education at around the age of "six or seven at Stratford grammar school, also known as the King's New School of Stratford-upon-Avon". (Brooke pg 23) It would be most likely that Shakespeare's lessons would focus around "Latin composition and the stu...
  • Shakespeare's First Extant Play
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    William Shakespeare was an Englishman who wrote poems and plays. According to many he was labeled as one of the greatest dramatists the world has ever known and the finest poets who wrote in the English language. No other writer's plays have been produced so many times or read so widely in so many countries (Wadsworth 342). On April 26, 1564, John Shakespeare and Mary Arden's son, William, was baptized at the Stratford Parish Church. No one knows for certain when his birthday was. However, since...
  • Shakespeare's True Birthday
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    Nobody knows Shakespeare's true birthday. The closest we can come is the date of his baptism on April the 26th, 1564. By tradition and guesswork, William is assumed to have been born three days earlier on April the 23rd, a date now commonly used to celebrate the famous Bard's birthday. Shakespeare invented the word 'assassination'. There are only two authentic portraits of William today; the widely used engraving of William Shakespeare by Martin Droeshout first published on the title page of the...
  • William Shakespeare
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    William Shakespeare was surely the world's most performed and admired playwright. He was well known in his time, and like many artists his fame continues to grow after his death. His plays dealt with many controversial topics, from racism to witchcraft- perhaps adding to the appeal of his plays in general. Shakespeare led an amazing life for his time, a time when actors and actresses were looked down upon and discriminated. He helped to change this stereotype and altered the world perception of ...
  • William Shakespeare's Last Play
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    Erik Uriegas Ms, Sharp English 4 Period 710-31-03 A Poet's History William Shakespeare was a very mysterious man. Most of the information about his life is unknown. Some information is lost and never to be found. His plays are continuously being performed today. William Shakespeare was not just a play writer but also a poet and actor. All of these accomplishment without ever attending a college or university. His early life was at Stratford on Avon and he was educated at a free gram er school in...
  • Time Shakespeare
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    "More is known about Shakespeare than any other professional dramatist of his time (2)". He was born in the small English town of Stratford-upon-Avon. At the age of seven, Shakespeare attended a strict, high-status grammar school. Students studied Latin, since it was necessary in the time to have a successful career, and attended classes nine hours per day, almost entirely year round. In November 1582, Shakespeare married Anne Hathaway. At the time, he was 18, and she was 26. In Early 1585, Anne...
  • William Shakespeare
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    The Life of William Shakespeare William Shakespeare's father, John Shakespeare, moved to the idyllic town of Stratford-upon-Avon in the mid-sixteenth century, where he became a successful landowner, moneylender, wool and agricultural goods dealer, and glover. In 1557 he married Mary Arden. John Shakespeare lived during a time when the middle class grew and became wealthier and wealthier, thus allowing its members increasing freedoms, luxuries, and voice in the local government. He took advantage...
  • John Shakespeare
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    William Shakespeare, undoubtedly one of the best playwrights of all time, was born in April of 1564 in Stratford-upon-Avon in Warwickshire. His parents were John Shakespeare, a whittaker, and Mary Arden Shakespeare. He was the third of eight children born to John and Mary and was their first son. They lived on Henley Street in Stratford. His baptism was on April 26 of that year at Stratford's Holy Trinity Church. His date of birth is assumed to be April 23. He went to Stratford Grammar School fr...
  • William Shakespeare William Shakespeare
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    William Shakespeare William Shakespeare was born in Stratford in 1564. He was one of eight children. The Shakespeare's were well respected prominent people. When William Shakespeare was about seven years old, he probably began attending the Stratford Grammar School with other boys of his social class... Students went to school year round attending school for nine hours a day. The teachers were strict disciplinarians. Despite this, Shakespeare was allowed a lot of free time when he was young. He ...
  • Seven Member Of The Company Including Shakespeare
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    Biography of William Shakespeare William Shakespeare was born in 1564, supposedly on 22 or 23 April, in Stratford-upon-Avon. His father, John, who was a prosperous glover there, preparing and selling soft leather, became alderman and later high bailiff. Shakespeare was educated at Stratford Grammar School. When he was eighteen, he married Anne Hathaway - eight years older than he and already, she was pregnant. Six months later their daughter Susanna was born. They had twins, a boy Hamnet and a g...
  • Chancel Of Holy Trinity Church In Stratford
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    Surviving documents give us a glimpse into the life of William Shakespeare show us a playwright, poet, and actor who grew up in the market town of Stratford, spent his professional life in London, and returned to Stratford a wealthy landowner. He was born April 1564, died in April 1616, and is buried inside the Chancel of Holy Trinity Church in Stratford. England's greatest poet and playwright was born in Stratford, the son of a tradesman and alderman of Stratford, John Shakespeare, in 1564. Wil...
  • Shakespeare The Wool Merchant From Stratford
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    Abstract What comprises genius is usually recognizable, if not always quantifiable. With Shakespeare, it is both recognizable and quantifiable. This paper will outline his known talent, but attempt to give a different picture of the man than is taught or widely known. While the Shakespeare that is traditionally taught is one dimensional, the lesser-known person was multi-faceted and once knowing his story, all of Shakespeare's works take on a richer hue. The Genius of Shakespeare William Shakesp...
  • Few Years In London Shakespeare
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    Shakespeare William Shakespeare was born in 23 april in 1564 in Stratford-on-Avon in England. Shakespeare was baptized in the church the 26 april 1564. Shakspeare and his family lived in a house in Stanford at Henry Street. His father was an prosperous merchant and he owned several houses in Stratford. His mothers name was Mary Arden. He g rowed up in a rich family and he went in latin school. What Shakespeare did after he left school no one knows. He may took over his fathers buisness or became...
  • Shakespeare Left Anne
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    The history of William Shakespeare, poet and playwright, is anything but one free of controversy. There are several arguments challenging his very existence. Over the years, every aspect of his life has been studied and researched comprehensively. One of the most intriguing aspects of his life undoubtedly is his relationship with his wife and his various love affairs. This essay aims to highlight and analyze the environment surrounding his marriage and attempt to compare it with information pres...
  • William Shakespeare
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    William Shakespeare was born in the year of 1564 in Stratford-upon-Avon, England. His exact birth date is unknown but it is traditionally celebrated on April 23. In England this day is known as the feast of St. George. He was the third of eight children born to John and Mary Arden Shakespeare. John Shakespeare was a tanner, and a glove maker. He served a term as the mayor of Stratford, a town council man, a justice of peace, and an ale-taster. Unfortunately John could not write. John Shakespeare...

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