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William shakespeare

  1. 1. { WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE
  2. 2. William Shakespeare was born on the 23rd of April , 1564 and died on the 23rd of April , 1616. He attended King’s new school and he was born in Stratford – upon – Avon , UK. Where he was taught reading, writing , and the classics.
  3. 3. EARLY LIFE There was no birth record of William but William was the third child of John Shakespeare , a leather merchant and Mary Arden , a local landed heiress. He had two sisters; Joan & Judith and three brothers; Gilbert , Richard and Edmund.
  4. 4. William shakespeare wrote a lot of Poems , Plays and Sonnet. It was said that he wrote about 154 sonnets , 38 plays in which 18 were comedies ,10 history ,10 tragedy and 4 long poetries.
  5. 5. Comedy History Tragedy Poetry All’s well that end well Henry IV, part 1 Antony and Cleopatra A Lover's Complaint As you like it Henry IV, Part 2 Coriolanus Rape of Lucrece The comedy of errors King Henry V Hamlet Venus and Adonis Cymbeline Henry VI Part 1 Julius Caesar A Funeral elegy Love’s labour lost Henry VI Part 2 King Lear Measure for measure Henry VI, Part 3 Macbeth The Merry wives of windsor King Henry VIII Othello The merchant of Venice King John Romeo and Juliet Midsummer Night’s Dream King Richard II Timon of Athens Much Ado about nothing King Richard III Titus Andronicus Pericles Taming of the Shrew The Tempest Troilus and Cressida Twelfth Night Two Gentlemen of Verona Winter's Tale
  6. 6. Shakespeare was known for using his own words in most of his plays , words that were not used in the Bible and din’t exist in the dictionary.He was called Bard of Avon and was said to have made up half of the dictionary we use today.
  7. 7. His plays were specially acted for the King . These are his top 10 plays starting from the least: 10 - Othello 09 – The taming of the Shrew 08 – Twelth Night 07 – Julius Caesar 06 – Richard III
  8. 8. 05 – Macbeth 04 – Midsummer Night’s Dawn 03 – Henry 02 – Romeo and Juliet 01 - Hamlet
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