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  • William Shakespeare William Shakespeare
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    William Shakespeare William Shakespeare is probably one of English literature's greatest influences. Not a lot is actually known about him, but we do know about his life comes from court records, wills, marriage certificates and his tombstone. William was thought to have been born in 1564. We know this from the earliest record we have of his life; his baptism which happened on Wednesday, April the 26th, 1564. We don't actually know his exact birthday but from this record we assume he was born in...
  • 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...
  • Writer Since William Shakespeare
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    On April 26, 1564, John Shakespeares 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. Shakespeares formal schooling ceased. At that time, William may have begun helping his father in the gloving business. (Wright 22) There is historical warrant for such ...
  • Works Of William Shakespeare
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    William Shakespeare was born to John Shakespeare and mother Mary Arden approximately in late April 1564 in Stratford -upon-Avon. His father was a prominent and prosperous alderman and later became a leather merchant. In William's family there was at least 8 children, including him being the 3rd and eldest son. There is no solid proof as to which school Shakespeare attended, but there is an assumption it was at Stratford. The school was competitive and had a good reputation, which would explain S...
  • 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...
  • Stones And Curs T
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    The Life of Shakespeare Shakespeare was a great influence to literature. His life, unfortunately, is not as well-known as his works. Much of his life is based on available documentation. Shakespeare's birth date is not known, but because records were found of his baptism on Wednesday, April 26, 1564, many believe he was born that year. He was the third of seven children to John and Mary Shakespeare. William lived with his dad. We can presume he lived on Henley Street in Stratford since records c...
  • 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...
  • Substitution For William Shakespeare Of Stratford
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    Who was William Shakespeare This research paper takes a look at the controversy surrounding the validity of Shakespearean authorship. I must tell you that before performing this research, I had no idea that this topic was such a debate in the world of literature. My goal in writing this paper is to hopefully bring some insight and knowledge to those who read it. Who was the man we call William Shakespeare William Shakespeare was a man who wrote more than 36 world-famous dramas portraying the ran...
  • William Shakespeare
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    William Shakespeare was one of the best authors, actors / playwrights of all time. William's poetry was full of images from nature, gardening, agricultural, pursuits, and country folklore. He was born and died on exactly the same date 52 years later. William has written a total of 37 plays including articles of time, love, death, friendship and the immortality of poetry. William was exceptionally good at his work and he generated a few enemies along the way. William was born in Stratford-upon-Av...
  • 1596 And 1599 William Shakespeare
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    WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE Joey TrockiMrs. Nadel 7th Grade 4/14/02 William Shakespeare William Shakespeare is an extraordinary poet and playwright. His works express all emotions and meanings. As you will read, you will explore the life and times of Shakespeare. You will learn about his successes and his struggles. William Shakespeare was a magnificent asset to the world. In Stratford, Avon in Warwickshire on April 23, 1564, a legend was born. His name was William Shakespeare. He was baptized in the Ho...
  • Birth Of William Shakespeare
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    April 23 of 1564 the beginning to the path of great literature and performance, the birth of William Shakespeare, whose creations have affected everyone for generations. |He was born and raised in Stratford-upon-Avon. William was the third child out of eight from John and Mary Shakespeare. The names of the other seven children are Joan, Margaret, Gilbert, Joan, Ann, Richard and Edmund. William's grandfather, Richard Shakespeare was a whittaker and a dealer in agricultural commodities. Richard di...
  • 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 ...
  • Comedic Characters In Shakespeare's Plays
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    SHAKESPEARE Let me tell you a story of two young lovers torn apart by the wrath of their parents oh, you " ve heard this one already How about the story of the evil villain plotting to overthrow his king Heard that one too Surprisingly enough, these stories came into creation over two hundred years ago. The wonder lies not in the stories, but in the man behind them. William Shakespeare is really the defining icon for modern literature. Because of his plays, prose, and poems; the works of Shakesp...
  • Writer Since William Shakespeare
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    William Shakespeares Effect on Contemporary Theater William Shakespeare and all of his works greatly contributed to contemporary theater in many ways. His understanding of other people allowed him to fully grasp the quality he wrote of. The works of Shakespeare contain a strong and constant truth, touching emotional and supernatural aspects of life. These realities make Shakespeares works vital, even on toads learning institutions and theatrical realms, accounting for his enormous success. Shake...
  • William Shakespeare
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    Biography: William Shakespeare William Shakespeare, playwright, whose work stands to be the most translated non-religious literature ever was born on April 23rd, 1564 and was baptized the day after in Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire. He was the third of eight children born into the family of John Shakespeare-a well known merchant, and Mary Arden. Being the eldest son, following the customs of the time, Shakespeare should have followed in the footsteps of his father but instead after receiving ...
  • William Shakespeare In The Year 1593
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    William Shakespeare was born in Stratford, England in the year 1564. His birth date is unknown but is celebrated on April 23; this day in England is the feast of St. George. He was baptized on April 26, 1564. William was the third child of John and Mary Shakespeare. He had seven siblings but only one of his sister and four brothers lived to adulthood. The other siblings of William died. William's father John Shakespeare was a Town official of Stratford and a local businessman. William's mother M...
  • Real Author Vs William Shakespeare
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    16 December 2002 Authorship Controversy It's still one of the most thought about topics of today's world and its been 200 years so tell me something is William Shakespeare the real author of his works? There is much controversy that William Shakespeare was the real author vs. William Shakespeare was not truly the writer of such great works. Most academics agree that William Shakespeare wrote Shakespeare. Evidence for this comes from the Parish records that back up his birth in 1564, and records ...
  • William Shakespeare Blow
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    "Don't be dismayed at goodbyes. A farewell is necessary before you can meet again. And meeting again, after moments or lifetimes is uncertain for those who are lovers". -Richard Bach, Illusions "You can't stay in your corner of the forest, waiting for others to come to you; you have to go to them sometimes". -Winnie the Pooh "Relationships are hard. It's like a full-time job, and we should treat it like one. If your boyfriend or girlfriend wants to leave you, they should give you two weeks' noti...
  • Friends Of William Shakespeare
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    In the year Biography Shakespeare In the year of 1564 the man known as William Shakespeare was born, in Stratford-upon-Avon, England. The exact date of birth is unknown but is traditionally celebrated on the 23 of April. To Englanders this day is known as The Feast of St. George. The third-born of eight children to John Shakespeare and Mary Arden Shakespeare, William was their eldest son. John Shakespeare was a glove-maker and a tanner. Earlier in his life John had served a term as the mayor of ...
  • 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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