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    •  
      • 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
      • 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
      • 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.
      • 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
      • 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
      • 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.
      • 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.
      • 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
      • 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
    • 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
    • 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
    • William Shakespeare Conclusion
      • Shakespeare has been dead closely 400 hundred years
      • His work has been translated into several different languages