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Shakespeare Research Paper

Thesis: Shakespeare influenced many people through his early middle and late life.

early life

Source:

Lander, Jesse M. "Shakespeare, William." <i>World Book Advanced</i>. World Book, 2016. Web. 17 Nov. 2016.

Quote:

"The Shakespeares were a family of considerable local prominence"(Lander)

My Ideas:

William Shakespeare came from a family of considerable local prominence. That means William and his family were one of the important families in town, although they definitly were not the most important.

late life

Source:

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

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. Until the end of his London career Shakespeare remained with the company; it is thought that as an actor he played old men's roles, such as the ghost in Hamlet and Old Adam in As You Like It."("William").

My Ideas:

Towards the end of his career Shakespeare became an actor and a play write for the Lord Chamberlain's men. until the end of his career he stayed with Lord Chamberlain and his men, but after that he continued to act in plays

middle life playwrite

Source:

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

Quote:

'Shakespeare’s plays have attracted large audiences in big, sophisticated cities and in small, rural towns. His works have been performed on the frontiers of Australia and New Zealand' ("William").

My Ideas:

Shakespeare wrote many plays that attracted people from all over. He always attracted a large amount of people with his work no matter the size of the town.

middle life playwrite.

Source:

Lander, Jesse M. "Shakespeare, William." <i>World Book Advanced</i>. World Book, 2016. Web. 17 Nov. 2016.

Quote:

"Marriage. 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" (Shakspeare).

My Ideas:

Anne Hathatway, not the one you may be thinking, was the daughter of a local farmer. William and Anne met most likely through their families, but that is really all anyone knows about the relationship that they had

middle life play write

Source:

Lander, Jesse M. "Shakespeare, William." <i>World Book Advanced</i>. World Book, 2016. Web. 17 Nov. 2016.

Quote:

"Shakespeare wrote at least 38 plays, two major narrative poems, a sequence of sonnets, and several short poems. His works have been translated into a remarkable number of languages, and his plays are performed throughout the world" (Shakespeare).

My Ideas:

Shakespeare was one of the, if not the most, most popular play writers of his time. He wrote many poems and plays ranging from love stories to tragedies.

late life (death)

Source:

RAVILIOUS, KATE. "The Bard At Home." <i>Archaeology</i> 69.4 (2016): 44-47. <i>History Reference Center</i>. Web. 26 Jan. 2017.

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.(Ravilous)''

My Ideas:

Even when William Shakespeare died his plays and poems were still admired around the world. He died but his poems and plays will always be admired by all.

Works Cited

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

RAVILIOUS, KATE. “The Bard At Home.” Archaeology 69.4 (2016): 44-47. History Reference Center. Web. 26 Jan. 2017.

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

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