Shakespeare's life Marisol Reyes Period 4

Far Left is the globe theater which is where most of his plays were shown. Middle is the inside of the theater. Far left is where he was believed to be born in which was Henley Street, Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire, England.

Thesis: Shakespeare influenced the world through his early, middle, and late life.

Early Life:

Quote #1: "His father, John Shakespeare, was successful in the leather business during Shakespeare's early childhood but later met with financial difficulties"("William").

Commentary: Though he had some struggles he still ended up being quite successful . With his plays still being extremely popular today.

Quote #2: "We know William was born the third of eight around April 23,1564,in Stratford....William attended grammar school where he studied Latin grammar, Latin literature, and rhetori"("Anderson").

Commentary: Learning about the different ways of using proper grammar could have influenced Shakespeare on how he wrote his plays. During his education something something from the short experience could have inspired him to create the characters he has and their actions.

Quote #3: "His father, John Shakespeare, was successful in the leather business during Shakespeare's early childhood but later met with financial difficulties."("William".)

Commentary: Though he had some struggles he still ended up being quit successful . With his plays still being extremly popular today.


Quote #1: "In 1582 Shakespeare married Anne Hathaway....They had three children: Susanna born in 1583, and twins, Hamnet and Judith, born in 1885"("William").

Commentary: It is believed that his family could have some part in his work as it suggested a style to his writing. During that time he was a teacher to a group of traveling players.(pay writers)

Quote#2: ".. King's men published 1623.Eighteen of his plays were published for the first time."("Oxford").

Commentary: Shakespeare had become a successful chief dramatist company by John Fletcher. John Fletcher had helped Shakespeare with his two last plays.

Late Life:

Quote #1: “In 1599 he became a partner in the ownership of the Globe Theater. Shakespeare retired and returned to Stratford in 1613"("William").

Commentary: Many people though he retired without a doubt enjoyed his life with playwriting and acting. In the tie he wasn't acting or writing plays he was co-owner and sometimes director of multiple theaters.

Quote #2: "Shakespeare died on April 23,1616, at the age of fifty-two."("Anderson").

Commentary: Even after Shakespeare had died his plays stilled lived on being worth a lot of money to watch or read in the many books made. His tombstone reads "Good friend, for Jesus' sake forbear To dig the dust enclosed here! Blessed be the man that spares these stones.",

Quote #3: "If you cannot understand my argument, and declare "It's Greek to me"("Mabillard, Amanda").

Commentary: Everyday we use words that didn't exists in the past. Because of Shakespeare we have new vocabulary as well as new phrases and great poems inspired by him.

Works Cited

Anderson, Roberts. “William shakespear’s life.” 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.

Lander, Jesse M. “Shakespeare, William.” World Book Student. World Book, 2016. Web. 17 Nov. 2016.APA:

Shakespeare and the Elizabethan theater. .” World Book Student. World Book, 2016. Web. 17 Nov. 2016.APA:

Shakespeare Influence.Mabillard, Amanda. Why Study Shakespeare? Shakespeare Online. 20 Aug. 2000. (date when you accessed the information) < >.

William Shakespeare.“ Columbia Electronic Encyclopedia, 6Th Edition (2016): 1-4. History Reference Center. Web. 18 Nov. 2016.

A Day to Visit. British Heritage, Jul2010, Vol. 31 Issue 3, p36.History Reference Center


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