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  • Important For English Literature
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    In today's world the quality of the art form called writing is said to be somewhat diminishing, it is important for English literature to keep some studies of classic literature, such as Shakespeare. I think well rounded education must have a strong foundation in both modern and classical literature, for the foundation in classical literature, an in-depth study of Shakespeare's works would be more than sufficient. Not only was Shakespeare so skilled in his writing that he has become a significan...
  • Man Known As Shakespeare
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    Is Shakespeare Really Who We Think He Is Was the man we know as Shakespeare really the author of the "Shakespearean Works" We know little about the man called Shakespeare, did he really write the plays, or is he just a man that got confused within history (Sobran 44) There is not even a correct spelling of the man's name. Some of the spellings include Shakspeare, Shakespeare, and Shaxpere. Shakespeare, is it the man, or is it another (Hayes 1) Shakespeare is both fact and fiction; he was no conc...
  • 2005 A Summer Love William Shakespeare
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    June 29, 2005 A Summer Love William Shakespeare wrote about many people, places, and things throughout his life. What he might be most remembered for are his writings about love. None might be better than his sonnet 18. Shakespeare uses imagery, personification, unusual techniques and remarkable feelings in this declaration. Few have matched such a task including himself. This short sonnet number 18 is one of the best known and most loved of all 154 poems. Mabillard states that "It is also one o...
  • Devere An Aristocrat
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    Edward DeVere - Earl of Oxford 1. Was DeVere an aristocrat or a writer Writing was not a "proper" this for a gentleman / aristocrat to do. No courtiers were allowed to write poetry. Because of this rule supposedly many men decided upon a pen name however, running against this rule most aristocrats did publish work throwing out oxfords need for a pen name. Therefore if DeVere did write the famous Shakespearean works the author would be known as DeVere rather than Shakespeare. 2. When did DeVere d...
  • Chatterton's Forgeries
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    Great fakes The Forger's Shadow: How Forgery Changed the Course of Literature Nick Groom 351 pp, Picador At the heart of this book is a cluster of intriguing stories that almost does justice to its potentially vainglorious subtitle. They belong to a short period of English literature, the late 18th century, which saw the most outstanding forgers. If these audacious fakers "changed the course of literature", it was by persuading most of the leading writers of the romantic age to regard their fabr...
  • Theatre In The Days Of William Shakespeare
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    Shakespeare in Love is a fictional movie written about the great writer and poet, William Shakespeare. The story is of a young William Shakespeare barely making ends meet and trying to write a play for the local theatre. However, Shakespeare is suffering from writer's block, and is seeking inspiration by having a muse. A muse is a power, in this case a female, used to inspire a poet. Of course, a love story proceeds. Although fictional, the real story line is the writing of "Romeo and Juliet" by...
  • Shakespeare As The Writer
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    Who really wrote Shakespeare's works? One of the most well-known writers in history is also one of the most controversial writers. William Shakespeare has been credited to thirty-eight plays, but did he actually write all of them. The debate whether he wrote all of his plays has been debated for generations. One of the main reasons was if his education level was high enough to be a world-famous writer. But if Shakespeare didn't write his works, then who did? One of the most controversial and acc...
  • Reader To A More Comfortable Writing Scheme
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    Sonnet 116 Sonnet 116 is just one of the many great works of Shakespeare. In it, he identifies what love is, and what it is not. His idea is that love is unbreakable, and will prevail through all hardships. Shakespeare's word choice is remarkable. "Never shaken", "fixed mark", "height". All of these words give a mood of strength and continuity. Shakespeare's main concept that he was trying to get the reader (s) the grasp is that love is an overwhelming force that is strong and undeniable through...
  • Comedic Roles In Shakespeare's Plays
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    The Development of Shakespeare "The theater was clearly his chosen environment, and when we direct our attention to Shakespeare the playwright, we have come to the essential man" (Bentley 121). In the United States, Shakespeare is the most well known author of the Elizabethan era, but how did he achieve this magnificent status Where did he get the ideas for the masterpieces that he produced What went through his mind when he wrote characters like Hamlet, Julius Caesar, or even Bottom from A Mids...

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