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    • William Shakespeare
      By: Rachel Bartholomew, Tom Sitarski, TJ Ngo, and Alex Cohen
    • Parents- John Shakespeare and Mary Arden
      Children- Joan, Margaret, William, Gilbert, Joan, Anne, Richard, and Edmund
      William Shakespeare married Anne Hathaway
      Married Anne when she was 26 and he was only 18
      Children- Susanna and twins, Hamnet and Judith
      Hamnet died at age eleven
      Biography: Family
    • Born in April 1564 in Stratford-upon-Avon
      No one knows his exact birthday
      Lived in a Tudor House
      The street was covered with an uneven stone surface and was full of people, carts, animals, and garbage
      John Shakespeare
      Glover- made and sold gloves and other leather gloves
      Couldn’t write
      Shakespeare attended the King Edward VI Grammar School
      Learned little Latin and Greek
      Biography: Birthplace
    • Nothing known of William Shakespeare between 1585-1592
      Legends:
      Shakespeare left Stratford for London after being caught poaching deer
      Shakespeare left Stratford for London to begin his theatrical career minding horses before the playhouses
      1592- He was in London writing plays
      Biography: Lost Years
    • Shakespeare lived in London while his wife and children lived in a mansion in Stratford-upon-Avon
      He did his writing in London
      He went back and forth between the two towns
      Biography: London
    • Many people feel that someone other than William Shakespeare wrote the plays and poems published under his name
      Oxfordians are the source of the debate
      Shakespeare scholars find that their claims are not based on fact
      Authorship
    • Authorship: Reasons why Shakespeare might not have been the author
      No poet-dramatist from England wrote about his death
      His will was very thorough, but didn’t include any books or manuscripts
      In school, he only learned small Latin and a little Greek
      His plays have French, Italian, Latin, and Greek
      Plays represent Renaissance art
      He did not go to a higher level school to learn this knowledge
      Open minded and wide ranged for his time period
    • Proof that he wrote Venus and Adonis
      Dedicated to Earl of Southampton and later The Rape of Lucrece was dedicated to the same man
      Romeo and Juliet, Titus, Henry IV were attributed to Shakespeare
      Also attributed to Edward Earl of Oxford
      Edward de Vere of Oxford
      Said to have written some of Shakespeare's plays and poems
      Authorship
    • Different Types of Work
      King John
      Tragedies
      Romeo and Juliet, Hamlet, Julius Caesar
      Comedies
      The Two Gentlemen of Verona, The Taming of the Shrew
      History
      Richard III, King John
      Poetry
      Sonnets
      A Lover’s Complaint
    • Popular Plays
      Romeo and Juliet
      Hamlet
      Julius Caeser
      King Henry the Fourth Part I
      King Leer
      Macbeth
      Merchant of Venice
      Othello, the Moor of Venice
      Romeo and Juliet
      The Tempest
      Twelfth Night
    • Nature
      Poet informed by nature
      Garden
      Influences
    • About Shakespeare
      Sonnet 20
      Sexuality
      Wrote many sonnets about his love for a young man
      Sonnet 20
      There are only two portraits of him
      Racist
      Anti-Semitic towards Jews
      Lived through the black death epidemic which killed 33,000 people
    • William Shakespeare invented more than 1,700 words
      Arouse
      Bedroom
      Eyeball
      Majestic
      Undress
      Laughable
      Lonely
      Cold-blooded
      Worthless
      Bedroom
      Inventions
    • Phrases
      “If you have ever refused to budge an inch”
      “Tongue tied”
      “In a pickle”
      “See better days”
      “Laughing yourself to stitches”
      Inventions
    • Had the ability to describe a lot with not many words
      Great story teller
      Many different categories
      Stories can relate to all periods of time
      Why did Shakespeare impact the world?
    • Has been credited with being the best playwright and poet ever
      Has been said to shape the English language into what it is today
      Added words to the English language
      Influenced many other authors and poets
      Many of his phrases are still popular today
      “It’s all Greek to me”
      What he left behind…