Life of Shakespeare by:maria Berroteran Period 4

This is William Shakespeare

William Shakespeare was born April 1564 in Stafford-upon-Avon, United Kingdom and April 1616. He was an English poet, playwright. and actor. "Shakespeare, William (1564-1616), was an English playwright, poet, and actor. Many people regard him as the world’s greatest dramatist and the finest poet England has ever produced" (Jesse M. Lander).

This is Shakespeare's school

King's New School in Stratford, this is where William Shakespeare got education. William attend grammar school. He studied Latin grammar, Latin literature, and rhetoric (the uses of language). No else knows if he had further formal education. "William attended grammar school, where he studied Latin grammar, Latin literature, and rhetoric (the uses of language). As far as we know, he had no further formal education." (Anderson R )

Shakespeare's writing

This is Shakespeare's writing this helped him get to the London Theater. Williams poems are considered the masterpieces of the Elizabethan native poetry. Williams poems are best known. "These works are considered masterpieces of Elizabethan narrative poetry. (A narrative poem is a poem that tells a story.)Shakespeare's best-known poems, however, are his sonnet sequence, probably also composed around this time but not published until 1609. Sonnets are fourteen-line poems written in iambic pentameter—ten syllables in each line, with the emphasis on the second syllable in each word or phrase."

London theater

This is where Shakespeare started his career. The London theaters were closed from 1593-1594 because the plague in the city. William needed income so he wrote two long poems, Venus and Adonis and The Rape Of Lucrece, for income. "From 1593 to 1594 London theaters were closed because of plague in the city. (The plague was a disease that killed nearly one-fourth of the city's population.) Needing income, Shakespeare wrote two long poems, Venus and Adonis and The Rape of Lucrece, for his patron, or financial supporter, the earl of Southampton. These works are considered masterpieces of Elizabethan narrative poetry. "

Credits:

Created with images by tonynetone - "William Shakespeare" • WikiImages - "william shakespeare poet writer" • Robert Cutts (pandrcutts) - "The Vaughan Library, Harrow School" • Provenance Online Project - "Title page from Penn Libraries PR2750 .A07 1619" • marybettiniblank - "london globe theatre theater"

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