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William Shakespeare's Crib

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