William Shakespeare The greatest english poet and playwRight

William Shakespeare was a major figure in the Renaissance, and lived from 1564 to 1616. He is called the world's greatest playwright and one of the finest poets.

Shakespeare was born in Stratford-on-Avon in 1564. He was the son of a glove maker. He studied Latin and classical literature.


In grammar school, Shakespeare studied Latin and classical literature. He later became an actor for a company in London. He preformed and wrote plays for them.

One of his achievements was his sonnets. The sonnets were 14 line poems, many of them about love, there are 154 in total.

Another achievement was Shakespeare's plays. There are 38 plays by him in total, and they are comedies and tragedies. Some of the plays are "Romeo and Juliet," "A Midsummer Nights Dream," "Hamlet," and "Macbeth."

Finally, Shakespeare had a big influence on writers. He left a lasting mark on the English language. Some common saying are from Shakespeare, like "love is blind" and "all's well that ends well"

Shakespeare is an amazing playwright and poet. Thanks to him, we have amazing plays that can make us laugh, and make us cry. But either way, his plays provide great entertainment. Shakespeare is an extremely important figure from the Renaissance.

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