Quote: "Shakespeare wrote at least 38 plays, two major narrative poems, a sequence of sonnets, and several short poems (Lander 2)."
Quote: "Mary may also have been a Catholic, but the Shakespeare's publicly belonged to the Church of England, the state church (Lander 19). "
Paraphrase: The only documents they have on Shakespeare are from the church an legal documents.
Quote: "In 1594 Shakespeare became an actor and playwright for the Lord Chamberlain's Men, the company that later became the King's Men under James I (Encyclopedia 3) ."
My Ideas: Shakespeare's interest in writing plays and acting increased over time. He started writing plays which let him to become one of the most famous play writers in america.
Quote: "William Shakespeare was born in the small market town of Stratford-upon-Avon in 1564, the third of eight children (Lander 15)."
Paraphrase: Shakespeare was born on April 23, 1564 during the Elizabethan era. In the small town of Stratford there custom was to get baptized three days after there birth.
Quote: "Shakespeare's plays are are still produced all over the world. During a Broadway season in the 1980, one critic estimated that if Shakespeare were alive, he would be receiving $25,000 a week in royalties for a production of Othello alone (Anderson 8)."
Paraphrase: To this day Shakespeare's work is very popular. it has been presented all over the world some have even been revamped to fit in today's society.
Quote: "Shakespeare’s poems and plays show a love of nature and rural life. This display undoubtedly reflects his childhood experiences and his love of the Stratford countryside (Lander 19)."
Paraphrase: Shakespeare's plays were based off of his surroundings grow up in Stratford. It was a rural town with lots of nature.
Quote: "This year marks the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare ’s sudden death at the age of 52. His plays continue to be performed, studied, and appropriated worldwide, and he is credited with introducing 300 words and dozens of well-known phrases into the English language (Ravilious 4)."
Paraphrase: Shakespeare died April 23, 1616 at the age of 52. When he died he left use his amazing work and phrases, for example All that glitters is not gold and For goodness' sake.
Quote: "In 1582 Shakespeare married Anne Hathaway, eight years his senior and pregnant at the time of the marriage. They had three children: Susanna, born in 1583, and twins, Hamnet and Judith, born in 1585. Nothing is known of the period between the birth of the twins and Shakespeare's emergence as a playwright in London (c.1592) (Encyclopedia 2)."
Paraphrase: Hamnet, Judith's twin brother sadly died at the age of 11. Around this time started to write plays in London.
Quote: "William attended grammar school, where he studies Latin grammar, Latin literature, and rhetoric (the uses of language). As far as we know ,he had no further formal education (Anderson 3) ."
Paraphrase: He was very well know for his word play. I bet your never would have thought that he had such little education. But attending grammar school to learn rhetoric definitely helped him become an amazing play writer.
Quote:" Hutchison wrote that 'Shakespeare's fictions are still more potent than the professional historian's facts (cooper 4)."
Paraphrase: William Shakespeare wrote 154 sonnets, two poems and 38 plays. Two of Shakespeare's most famous work is Hamlet and Romeo and Juliet Hamlet is about a prince named Hamlet who rebels against his uncle and married his deceased brothers widow. And Romeo and Juliet is about two star crossed lovers who would rather die then live apart.
''Romeo and Juliet'' a classic play by Shakespeare. One of his most famous work.
Anderson, Robert. “Shakespeare and His Thearater: A Perfect Match.” Holt Literature & Language Arts: Mastering the California Standards: Reading, Writing, Listening, Speaking, by G. Kylene Beers et al., Austin, Holt, Rinehart & Winston, 2003, pp. 778-80.
ANderson, Robert. “Willliam Shakespeare’s Life: A Genius from Stratford.” Holt Literature & Language Arts: Mastering the California Standards: Reading, Writing, Listening, Speaking, by G. Kylene Beers et al., Austin, Holt, Rinehart & Winston, 2003, pp. 776-77.
Cooper, Stephen. “King Harry In The Round.” History Today 64.10 (2014): 72. History Reference Center. Web. 2 Dec. 2016.
RAVILIOUS K. THE BARD AT HOME. Archaeology [serial online]. July 2016;69(4):44-47. Available from: History Reference Center, Ipswich, MA. Accessed December 1, 2016.
“Shakespeare, William.” World Book Online Reference Center, Lander, Jesse M. “Shakespeare, William.” World Book Advanced. World Book, 2016. Web. 17 Nov. 2016.
“William Shakespeare.” Columbia Electronic Encyclopedia, 6Th Edition (2016): 1-4. History Reference Center. Web. 18 Nov. 2016.