Shakespeare Legacy By: Nathan Scott

Thesis: Shakespeare made and impact on today's literate through his work of plays and poems.

William Shakespeare was born in a small town of Stratford, he originally born on April 23, "William Shakespeare was born in the small market town of Strarford-upon-Avon in 1564, the third of eight children. The register of Holy Trinity, the parish church in Stratford, records his baptism on April 26. According to the custom at that time, infants were baptized about three days after their birth. Therefore, the generally accepted date for Shakespeare’s birth is April 23." William Shakespeare was born in a small town of Stratford, he originally born on April 23 but he was baptized on April 26.

Shakespeare was a playwright, poet and actor many people say that he wrote the finest poems. "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." Shakespeare was an English playwright, poet and actor. This shows how Shakespeare was in love with literature and wrote a lot of plays and poems.

The house where Shakespeare and his wife lived.

Shakespeare was licensed to marry Anne Hathaway a the daughter of a local farmer. "On Nov. 27, 1582, Shakespeare received a license to marry Anne Hathaway, the daughter of a local farmer. The two families knew each other, but the details of the relationship between William and Anne have been a source of speculation." November 27 1582 Shakespeare was licensed to marry Anne Hathaway a the daughter of a local farmer.

Shakespeare wrote many plays and many poems and many other stuff, "Shakespeare wrote at least 38 plays, two major narrative poems, a sequence of sonnets, and several short poems." Through his life Shakespeare wrote 38 plays 2 major poems and many other stuff. Shakespeare love with literature showed in many of his plays poems and many other stuff to.

There was a plague outbreak in London so there was no income to provide acting and playwriting so then Shakespeare turned to poetry, "From mid-1592 to 1594, London authorities frequently closed the theaters because of repeated outbreaks of plague. Without the income provided by acting and playwriting, Shakespeare turned to poetry. In 1593, Venus and Adonis Became the first of Shakespeare’s works to be published." Shakespeare wrote his first poem in London. There was an outbreak of a plague and they closed down the city so in his home Shakespeare wrote his first play.

Henry V was one of the first plays ever preformed in the Globe Theater.

Henry V was one of the first of the many plays performed in the Globe Theater and was one of the historical plays, "Henry V is a five-act historical play by the English dramatist William Shakespeare. Its full title is King Henry V. It was written and performed in 1599, possibly the first Shakespeare play staged at the Globe Theater, owned by Shakespeare and his acting company, in the Southwark borough of London." Commentary 6: This play is a five act play and possibly on of the first plays ever performed in the Globe Theatre

Antony and Cleopatra was a tragedy that was based on Plutarch’s. where Antony shares the rule of the Roman Empire with Octavius Caesar and Lepidus. Antony lives in Roman-conquered Egypt, "Antony and Cleopatra is a five-act tragedy by the English dramatist William Shakespeare. It is among Shakespeare's last plays. Scholars believe it was first performed in about 1607. It was published in 1623." This play is a five act tragedy and was one of the last plays ever produced by Shakespeare and performed in the Globe Theatre.

William Shakespeare wrote some comedies and that made him famous through 1599 to 1608. "The period from 1599 to 1608 was a time of extraordinary literary activity for Shakespeare. During these years, he wrote several comedies and almost all the tragedies that have made him famous." During 1599 -1608 was a different time for Shakespeare during this time we wrote comedies and other tragedies that made him famous.

Shakespeare had a great knowledge in metaphors so in his play he would use metaphors and use puns in his plays to. "Shakespeare’s poetry is full of vivid metaphors and brilliant images. His verbal skill also reveals itself in a tendency for wordplay and puns." Shakespeare literary terms were in some of his plays and his knowledge of this ended up in some puns in his plays

Shakespeare's work has been around the world translated into different languages and many more thing. "Shakespeare's works have been translated into a remarkable number of languages, and his plays are performed throughout the world." Shakespeare's work was so popular and good it was transported around the world and translated into different languages.

Sources: Anderson, Robert. “William 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.

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