Shakespeare By Riley phelps period 4

During the era Shakespeare lived in he did many things like, his theater, Writing and his life.

The Globe Theater "the king's men... shakespeare worked with his company for the rest of his writing life... the ultimate professional writer"(Anderson 4). The king's men was supported by King James him self and Shakespeare wrote plays, for the actors who needed parts. "we can see that this stage, with its few sets and many acting areas-forestage, inner stage, and upper stage"(Anderson 7). The theater which Shakespeare worked in had many areas to get dressed, do the plays, and also the areas where people would sit or stand to watch the play. "They can establish each new scene with a line like, well, this is the forest of Arden"(Anderson 11). The plays do not move so they have to show the scene by simple object and lines which the actors say to the audience
Shakespeare's Writing/Poetry "The period of Shakespeare's great tragedies and the "problem plays" begins"(William 7). The way his writings for plays went usually with a tragic death or ending of someone going away. "The strength of Shakespeare's plays lies in the absorbing stories they tell, in their wealth of complex characters, and in the eloquent speech—vivid, forceful, and at the same time lyric—that the playwright puts on his characters' lips"(William 10). The play had strength on the way he would write it using words and emotions too show power. "Shakespeare often writes so ill that you hesitate to believe he could ever write supremely well.… There are passages in his work in which he reaches such heights of literary art as since his time no mortal has found accessible"(Henley 1) The writings of Shakespeare where so good on how he could write something and it would be perfect, with out imperfection.
Shakespeare's Life "At the age of eighteen, he married Anne Hathaway, who was eight years older than he was"(Anderson 3). With the marriage of William and Anne, they both had 3 children and the second and third where twins. "After arriving in London, Shakespeare began an association with one of the city’s repertory theater companies These companies consisted of a permanent cast of actors who presented a variety of plays week after week"(Lander 24). Shakespeare had grammar school as his education which helped him start making his career in to the theater. "Throughout the 1590’s, Shakespeare’s reputation continued to grow. From 1594 to 1608, he was fully involved in the London theater world."(Lander 28). The plays Shakespeare wrote was given more and more attention which more people payed to see.

Works Cited

Anderson, Robert. “Shakespeare and His Theater: 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.

---. “William Shakespeare’s Life: A Genius from Strateford.” 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.

Henley, W. E. “Shakespeare,” Views and Reviews, 1890, pp. 101–03. Quoted as “Shakespeare” in Heims, Neil, ed. William Shakespeare, Bloom’s Classic Critical Views. New York: Chelsea House Publishing, 2010. Bloom’s Literature, Facts On File, Inc.

Lander, Jesse M. “Shakespeare, William.” World Book Advanced. World Book, 2016. Web. 18 Nov. 2016.

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


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