Shakespeare's Talents Ethan Williams p.6 He is widely considered the greatest playwright who ever lived.(Encyclopedia 1)

Actor 1

Baker, William. "Shakespeare, William." In Baker, William, and Kenneth Womack, eds. <i>The Facts On File Companion to Shakespeare</i>. New York: Facts On File, Inc., 2012. <i>Bloom's Literature</i>.

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"Robert Greene (1558–92) mentioned Shakespeare in a way implying that Shakespeare was at the time a force to be reckoned with on the London stage."(Baker 5)

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Even Robert Greene,which is one of the best actors at the time said that he was really good.Also says that he might be stealing the spotlight.(Baker 19)

Actor 2

Baker, William. "Shakespeare, William." In Baker, William, and Kenneth Womack, eds. <i>The Facts On File Companion to Shakespeare</i>. New York: Facts On File, Inc., 2012. <i>Bloom's Literature</i>.

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"The way that he acted was a revolutionary way to act in this generation."(William 47)

Paraphrase:

With the way that William did made a new way to inspire people to act like him.Also change history with his drama heavy acting.

Actor 3

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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"(As the names of these acting companies indicate,theteratical groups depended on the support of a wealthy patron-the King's Men were supported by King James himself.)"(Anderson 17)

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To know that William was supported by a king,that makes him a beloved actor.Also knowing that King james helped his theater he loved his performance.

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.

Quote:

"Shakespeare's plays are still produced all over the world"(Anderson 21)

Paraphrase:

His plays are so good that it is seen worldwide.And making so many plays he would make fortunes for them.

producer 2

"William Shakespeare." <i>Columbia Electronic Encyclopedia, 6Th Edition</i> (2016): 1-4. <i>History Reference Center</i>. Web. 30 Nov. 2016.

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"It has often been noted that Shakespeare's characters are neither wholly good nor wholly evil, and that it is their flawed, inconsistent nature that makes them memorable."Encyclopedia 12)

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The characters that Shakespeare made are iconic and memorable people.His art has made current movies follow his flow.

Producer 3

---. "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.

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"...the producer sometimes loses the concentration,the intensity,that was the prime virtue of the play."(Beers 10)

Paraphrase:

William Shakespeare produced master buildings so that the play can be loved and enjoyed by the audience.his mind is too great with his imagination to build such fantastic buildings.

"Shakespeare's plays are still produced all over the world"

Paraphrase:His plays are so good that it is seen worldwide.And making so many plays he would make fortunes for them.

Writer 2

Quote:

"Shakespeare's plays are still produced all over the world"(Anderson 7)

Paraphrase:

His plays are so good that it is seen worldwide.And making so many plays he would make fortunes for them.With his clever use of words and figurative language makes him a briliant wirter. And because of his uses it makes him loved by nearly all critics and readers.

"William attended grammar school,where he studied Latin grammar,Latin literature,and rhetoric..."

He mastered the Latin language which is probably the most important language in English.Which explains how he is a great writer.

Sources : Baker, William. "Shakespeare, William." In Baker, William, and Kenneth Womack, eds. <i>The Facts On File Companion to Shakespeare</i>. New York: Facts On File, Inc., 2012. <i>Bloom's Literature</i>., 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.,"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.

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