Your SlideShare is downloading. ×
0
Shakespeare
Shakespeare
Shakespeare
Shakespeare
Shakespeare
Shakespeare
Shakespeare
Shakespeare
Shakespeare
Shakespeare
Upcoming SlideShare
Loading in...5
×

Thanks for flagging this SlideShare!

Oops! An error has occurred.

×
Saving this for later? Get the SlideShare app to save on your phone or tablet. Read anywhere, anytime – even offline.
Text the download link to your phone
Standard text messaging rates apply

Shakespeare

822

Published on

Published in: Education
0 Comments
0 Likes
Statistics
Notes
  • Be the first to comment

  • Be the first to like this

No Downloads
Views
Total Views
822
On Slideshare
0
From Embeds
0
Number of Embeds
3
Actions
Shares
0
Downloads
17
Comments
0
Likes
0
Embeds 0
No embeds

Report content
Flagged as inappropriate Flag as inappropriate
Flag as inappropriate

Select your reason for flagging this presentation as inappropriate.

Cancel
No notes for slide

Transcript

  • 1. WilliamShakespeare, 1564 - 1616
  • 2. Born in 1564 in Stratford-upon-Avon
  • 3. Lived under the late renaissance.Renaissancemeansrebirth.The rebirth of old ideals from ancientGreece.Meant that the theaterwasvery popular.
  • 4. Wroteplays and poetryPlays:TragediesHistoriesComediesPoetry: preferablysonnetsSonnet:13 lines,Rhymepatternababcdcdefefgg
  • 5. Sonnet 130My mistress eyes are nothing like the sun;Coral is far more red thanher lips red;Ifsnow be white, whythenherbreasts are dun;Ifhairs be wires, black wires grow on herhead.I haveseenrosesdamasked, red and white,But no suchrosessee I in hercheeks;And in someperfumes is theremoredelightThan in the breath that from my mistressreeks.I love to hearherspeak, yetwell I knowThat musichath a far morepleasing sound;I grant I neversaw a goddess go;My mistresswhenshewalkstreads on the ground. And yet, by heaven, I think my love as rare As anyshebelied with falsecompare.
  • 6. The tragedies Tragedy – story aboutsuffering Hamlet Macbeth Romeo and Juliet Othello
  • 7. The historiesHistories: playsbased onkings’ livesRichard IIIHenry IVHenry VHenry VIII
  • 8. The comedies MuchAdoAboutNothi ng A Midsummer Night’s Dream The Merchant from Venice The Taming of the Shrew The Tempest
  • 9. FamousquotesAll the worlds a stage,and all the men and womenmerelyplayers:theyhavetheirexits and theirentrances;and one man in his time playsmany parts… As You Like itTo be or not to be; that is the question HamletWhats in a name? That whichwecall a roseBy anyotherwordwouldsmell as sweet;Romeo and JulietFair is foul, and foul is fairMacbeth
  • 10. Findout….What is the play about?Is it a tragedy, comedy or history? Why?Are thereanyparticularlyfamous versions?Are thereanyespeciallyfamouslines? What are they?Any extra interesting information?

×