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  • 1.  
  • 2.
    • William Shakespeare is one of the greatest playwright of all time.
    • Shakespeare didn’t have any formal training in writing or acting.
    • Shakespeare has written sonnets (or poems), plays (love, comedy, tragedy)
    • Was a poet, actor and playwright, father, husband, brother and son
  • 3.
    • There are no original manuscripts published.
    • All of his works that were published occurred after his death
    • His sonnets and plays were published without his permission
  • 4.
    • Henry IV
    • Four part play
    • Focused on real historical events and figures
    • Greatest masterpiece of world’s literature
    • Brandes, “believed this is when Shakespeare developed his individuality.
  • 5.
    • Henry IV
    • A new king is crowned after being in exile
    • A protest against the new king by the Percy Family
    • A freud between families regarding who should control the throne.
    • Beginning stages of a civil war
  • 6.
    • A Midsummer Night’s Dream
    • Speculation he wrote the for the Queen and due to large amount of weddings being performed during time-period.
    • Very imaginative due to fairies and potions
    • This play is still being performed throughout the world
  • 7.
    • A Midsummer Night’s Dream
    • A father makes the decision on who his daughter should marry.
    • The flower “powder” makes the fairies fall in love with the first object/person that they see.
    • Another one of William Shakespeare’s love triangles.
  • 8.
    • Romeo and Juliet
    • Greatest love story in history
    • Love at First Sight the forbidden love
    • Romeo and Julie’s devotion towards one another by marrying without their families consent or knowledge
    • Sneaking around so they could see each other.
  • 9.
    • Romeo and Juliet
    • Romeo believes he beloved Juliet is dead so he commits suicide to be with her. However, she wasn’t dead.
    • The family freud and all those who die due to the cost of love
  • 10.
    • 154 Sonnets where published Shakespeare’s sonnets were published prior to any of his plays
    • The order the sonnets were published is possibly not in the correct order as they were written
    • The identity of the characters in his sonnets are a mystery. (real or fictional)
    • The dark lady: possibly a women he had an affair with
  • 11. William Shakespeare Sonnet 20
    • Discuss about a female who is beautiful without any make up
    • The women’s beauty is natural
    • Shakespeare continue’s to describe the woman with great passion
    • Several critics believe that this sonnet is very sexual
    • The characters are sexually devoted to each other
  • 12. William Shakespeare Sonnet 20
    • His passion is compared to Christ’s passion
    • O’Keefe believes that youth is woman, however was given genitals which made him a man.
    • I think it was because Shakespeare couldn’t love him like a woman in societ
    • I believed that William Shakespeare was sexually frustrated
  • 13. William Shakespeare Conclusion
    • Shakespeare has been dead closely 400 hundred years
    • His work has been translated into several different languages