The Life of Shakespeare ariyah billings 6th period

Shakespeare's school Stratford

The school contained highly qualified teachers that graduated from Oxford University. This schooling help lead Shakespeare to his path to being a playwright."Beginning at about the age of 7, William probably attended the Stratford grammar school with other boys of his social class. The school’s highly qualified teachers were graduates of Oxford University. Students spent about nine hours a day in school," (Lander).

William Shakespeare

"Wherever Shakespeare was beforehand, we know that he was back in Stratford by November 27, 1582, which is when the 18½-year-old William Shakespeare married Anne Hathaway (ca. 1555–1623), who was eight years older and three months pregnant. The sum of £40 was put up as a surety for the marriage as William was still technically a minor. He also required his father's approval of the marriage." (Baker).

Hamlet play

" Hamlet is a five-act tragedy by the English dramatist William Shakespeare. Its full title is Hamlet, Prince of Denmark. It is included among Shakespeare's mature tragedies, written during the third period of his artistic development. Experts believe that Shakespeare wrote the first version of Hamlet between 1599 and 1601. The full version did not appear until 1623," (World Book Advanced).

Julius Caesar play

"...Shakespeare had written thirty-seven plays, including such masterpieces as Julius Caesar , Hamlet , Othello , King Lear , and Macbeth . Shakespeare's plays are still produced all over the world," (Anderson)The most amazing part of the fact that they are still being produced all over the world. This shows how famous his work has became.


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