William Shakespeare by Adrian Gutierrez

Shakespeare

Shakespeare's Professional Life

Quote:

"The Taming of the Shrew, The Two Gentlemen of Verona, Love's Labour's Lost, and Romeo and Juliet. Some of the comedies of this early period are classical imitations with a strong element of farce"(Lander).

Commentary:

This quote means that mostly he made the best love plays for the time and continues to be some of the best love plays.

Shakespeare Death

Quote:

"Shakespeare, Drayton, and Ben Jonson had a merry meeting, and it seems, drank too hard, for Shakespear died of a feavour there contracted"(baker).

Commentary:

This quote means that he died by drinking to much.

Shakespeare's Death

Quote:

¨These investments were, of course, in addition to his ownership of the house he was born in, which he inherited when his father died¨(Baker).

Commentary:

This quote means that he died in he where he was born because he got it from his father.

Shakespeare's Professional Life #5

Quote:

¨In October 1596, John Shakespeare was granted a coat of arms, an emblem symbolic of family history, about 25 years after his initial application. Most scholars have suggested that William Shakespeare renewed the application on his father’s behalf and paid the necessary fees¨(baker).

Commentary:

This quote means Shakespeare has found a way to find a way to pay off his fathers fees.

Shakespeares Professional Life

Quote:

¨In addition to his duties as a sharer and actor in the Lord Chamberlain’s Men, he wrote an average of almost two plays a year for Lhis company¨(Baker).

Commentary:

This quote means he acted in his own play and he made plays every year for the company.

Shakespeare Professional Life #3

Quote:

The success of the play also comes from effective characterizations and intensely lyrical poetry. Shakespeare’s language shows signs of the simpler, more direct style he would use in his later tragedies.

Commentary:

The idea behind this quote is that he would make plays with the style of Romeo and Juliet.

Shakespeare Professional Life #2

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The plays have been subject to ongoing examination and evaluation by critics attempting to explain their perennial appeal, which does not appear to derive from any set of profound or explicitly formulated ideas.

Commentary

This quote means his ideas are making differences in most of the plays.

Shakespeare

Quote:

"He was buried inside the Stratford parish church. His monument records the day of death as April 23, the generally accepted date of his birth"(

Commentary:

When Shakespeare died he knew that he was going to die and accpeted when he was born.

Shakespeare's Early LIfe

Quote:

"His father, John Shakespeare, was successful in the leather business during Shakespeare's early childhood but later met with financial difficulties"("William").

Commentary

This means that Shakespeare did not grow up in a rich area.

Shakespeare's Final Years

Quote:

¨Shakespeare was spending a good deal more time in Stratford than in London. In 1611, he and others were preoccupied with defending their Stratford properties in the Court of Chancery against other claimants¨(Lander).

Commentary

This quote means that he spent most of his years and Stratford.

Work Cited:

Anderson, Robert. “William Shakespeare’s Life.” 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.

Baker, William. “Shakespeare, William.” In Baker, William, and Kenneth Womack, eds. The Facts On File Companion to Shakespeare. New York: Facts On File, Inc., 2012. Bloom’s Literature, Facts On File, Inc.

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

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

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