WilliamShakespeareBy: YoonaChoi, Allison Rhee, Allison Park, SarahKennedy
Who was the poet, andwhat was his family like?Shakespeare’s mother was Mary Arden, and hisdad is John Shakespeare, a glovemaker andlater, a wool merchant. At age 18, Shakespearemarried Anne Hathaway, from the nearby villageof Shottery. On May 26, 1583, their daughterSusanna was born. Then Anne gave birth totwins, Hamnet, a boy, and Judith, a girl. Thetwins were born on February 2, 1585.
When was William Shakespeare born?He was born on April 23, 1864. His baptisim wason April 26, three days after his birthday.
Why did William Shakespeare write?He wanted the audience of his plays, or readersto think about the poems and enjoy them. Whenhe wrote, his friends and readers wouldcompliment his work.
What influenced WilliamShakespeare’s writing?Much of Shakespeare’s work was influenced bythe success of his other plays. He has a flair forcreative writing and play making. Many of hisplays are based on his poems. His ideas areoriginal and he invented many phrases.
Where did WilliamShakespeare live and grow up? up in Stratford-upon- William Shakespeare grew Avon, England. He grew up in the country side.
What tools and style did Shakespeare use?His tools were his quill, paper, and his creativeideas. His style is extremely distinctive. Manypoems are used with this distinguished style. Hiswriting is revered by modern poets, as well asplay lovers around the world for his new andunique style.
Fun FactsShakespeare’s house is still standing to this day.William Shakespeare died on his birthday in1616. Creepy!He only gave his wife his second-best bed, buthe gave his daughter 2/3 of his property.One of his relatives on his mother’s side wasarrested for plotting against Queen Elizabeth theFirst.