Shakespeare's life and Inpacts By Audrey Marshall P6

Thesis: Shakespeare made an impact on the world through his writing, influence on Modern English, and his contribution to theater.

Quote 1: “ In 1609,a London publisher named Thomas Thorpe published a book called Shakespeare's Sonnets. This volume contained more than 150 sonnets that Shakespeare had written over the years”(Lander).

Commentary:Shakespeare wrote more than 150 sonnets showing he was a prolific writer. His sonnets have influenced many other writers and are still continued to be read, analyzed,and enjoyed by many.

Quote 2:"Shakespeare's first published works were two narrative poems, Venus and Adonis (1593) and The Rape of Lucrece (1594)"("William").

Commentary: Shakespeare knew what he wanted to do for a living after this. Shakespeare Had fallen in love with the theater.

Quote 3: "Hamlet is a five-act tragedy by the English dramatist William Shakespeare. Its full title is Hamlet, Prince of Denmark. It is included among Shakespeare's mature tragedies, written during the third period of his artistic development"("William").

Commentary: Shakespeare wrote many plays Hamlet being on of the most known along with Romeo and Juliet.They are both very tragic stories.

Influence on Modern English:

Quote 4:“Shakespeare’s style has helped shape the language of English speaking countries”(Lander).

Commentary: Shakespeare played with language, changing the meaning of words and adding new words he created. His influence on Modern English was so strong that it has shaped the language of many English speaking countries.

Quote 5:´´Stratford-upon-Avon is a quiet English market town famous as the birthplace of William Shakespeare ´´(Mounfield).

Commentary: Before reading this I did not know where Shakespeare was born. This leaves me thinking of what other things about Shakespeare that I thought I knew but was wrong.

Quote 6:"Shakespeare used language of startling originality to portray many-sided characters and tell fascinating stories. Critics and readers celebrate him as a great student of human nature"(Lander).

Commentary: Shakespeare's language did not only make his plays better they also made people

enjoy it more.

Quote 7:” Shakespeare has so saturated modern culture that many people who have never read a line of his work or seen one of his plays performed can identify lines and passages as his”(Lander).

Commentary: The way Shakespeare said things made people remember it more because of how unique it is.

Quote 8: Shakespeare wrote at least 38 plays, two major narrative poems, a sequence of sonnets, and several short poems" (Lander).

Commentary: William Shakespeare had always had a love for the theater and would never stop working no matter what. Theater was his passion.

Quote 9 :"Hamlet is a five-act tragedy by the English dramatist William Shakespeare. Its full title is Hamlet, Prince of Denmark. It is included among Shakespeare's mature tragedies, written during the third period of his artistic development"("William").

Commentary: Hamlet was one of Shakespeare's greatest and most tragic stories he has

Quote 10:Shakespeare wrote at least 38 plays, two major narrative poems, a sequence of sonnets, and several short poems" (Lander).

Commentary: William Shakespeare had always had a love for the theater and would never stop working no matter what. Theater was his passion.

Work Cited:

World Book:

Lander, Jesse M. "Shakespeare, William." World Book Advanced. World Book, 2016. Web. 17 Nov. 2016.

"Hamlet." World Book Advanced. World Book, 2016. Web.

Mounfield, Peter R. "Stratford-upon-Avon." World Book Advanced. World Book, 2016. Web.

"William Shakespeare." Columbia Electronic Encyclopedia, 6Th Edition (2016): 1-4. History Reference Center.

Web.

White, D. E., and Michael Seidel. "English literature." World Book Advanced. World Book, 2016. Web.

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Created with images by KRiemer - "rose red rose scented rose" • irinaraquel - "Francesco Hayez - Romeo and Juliet" • marybettiniblank - "globe london theatre" • Peter Glyn - "Globe Theatre"

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