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A little bit about the great William Shakespeare

A little bit about the great William Shakespeare

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  • 1. William Shakespeare The Life of A True Dramatist Nicole Samuel Prof. Gayheart EDU 290 Monday 7:00 PM.
  • 2. OVERVIEWFamily Life Famous WorksCareer Interesting FactsStyle QuizGenres
  • 3. FAMILY LIFEBorn: April 26, 1564Father: John ShakespeareMother: Mary ArdenWife: Anne HathawayChildren: Susan, Hamnet,and Judith
  • 4. CAREER Shakespeare’s Lost Years Began his career in 1592 20 years of dedication Professional Recognition The Globe
  • 5. STYLE Sonnet Style Invention of new words Sonnets 1-126 were about  Stillborna beloved friend  Watchdog Sonnets 127-152 were  Arch-villainabout a woman  Zany
  • 6. GENRESShakespeares plays consisted of four categories: • Tradegies • Romances • Comedies • HistoriesA complete collection of his play was not on recorduntil 1603
  • 7. FAMOUS WORKSA few of Shakespeare’s famous works: Comedies  Histories • The Comedy of Errors • King John • A Mid Summer’s Night • Henry IV Dream  Tragedies • As You Like It • Romeo and Juliet Romances • Macbeth • Hamlet • A Winter’s Tale • Julius Caesar • The Temptest • Othello
  • 8. FAMOUS WORKSMany of Shakespeare’s plays have been re-enacted andmade into Hollywood films: Othello Romeo and Juliet
  • 9. INTERESTING FACTSShakespeare’sGrammar SchoolA memorial forShakespeareBurial Site in Stratford
  • 10. QUIZ What are the names of Shakespeare’s threechildren? • Susan, Hamnet, and Judith What was Shakespeare’s father’s occupation? • Glove maker and wool merchant Where was Shakespeare born? • Stratford
  • 11. QUIZ When did Shakespeare begin his career? • 1592 The Lord Chamberlain’s Company changed their name to what? • “The King’s Men” What was Shakespeare known for in his work? • Creating new words What is Shakespeare’s sonnet style? • 3 quatrains and a couplet
  • 12. QUIZ Name Shakespeare’s 4 genres: • Romance, Comedy, Tragedy and History What were the 2 movies mentioned that are based on works byShakespeare? • Othello and Romeo & Juliet When was a complete collection of Shakespeare’s playsrecorded? • 1603
  • 13. BIBLIOGRAPHY Feckaninova, Lenka. "William Shakespeare 1564-1616."Http://lenkateacher.pbworks.com/f/William+Shakespeare.pdf. Web. 26 Feb. 2012. "Shakespeare at Grammar School." Grammar School. 04 Jan. 2011. Web. 26 Feb. 2012.<http://internetshakespeare.uvic.ca/Library/SLT/life/school/grammarschool.html>. "William Shakespeare (1564 - 1616)." BBC News. BBC. Web. 26 Feb. 2012.<http://www.bbc.co.uk/history/historic_figures/shakespeare_william.shtml>. "William Shakespeare Biography." Bio.com. A&E Networks Television. Web. 26 Feb. 2012.<http://www.biography.com/people/william-shakespeare-9480323>. "William Shakespeare- Poets.org - Poetry, Poems, Bios & More." Poets.org. Web. 26 Feb. 2012.<http://www.poets.org/poet.php/prmPID/122>. "William Shakespeare Resource Mini E-Book:." Web. 26 Feb. 2012.

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