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my name is david

  1. 1. Done by: David Li
  2. 2. <ul><ul><li>Son of John and Mary Shakespeare </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Baptized on 26 April 1564 and died on 23 April 1616 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Married to Anne Hathaway and had three children: Susanna, Hamnet and Judith </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>A well-known playwright with a high social status </li></ul></ul>
  3. 3. <ul><ul><li>Educated at King's New School in Stratford </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Left school at an early age </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Become his father’s assistant in his shop </li></ul></ul>
  4. 4. <ul><ul><li>Inspired by the nature and other famous playwrights </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>His plays were well received and became a rich man </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The famous plays includes “Romeo and Juliet”, and “Hamlet” </li></ul></ul>
  5. 5. <ul><ul><li>The age of great poetry and drama </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>People believed in astrology, but science and medicine progressing very fast </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>During the Elizabethan age </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Affected by Renaissance </li></ul></ul>
  6. 6. <ul><ul><li>His plays reflected the difference between the classes of people. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Often about famous people. </li></ul></ul>
  7. 7. <ul><ul><li>It is very unlikely to change your social status </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Education was no sufficient to improve it </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>A system of hierarchy </li></ul></ul>
  8. 8. <ul><ul><li>Had no roof, no lighting. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Had seats at higher level </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Had a trapdoor down the stage and a back stage. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>No female actors </li></ul></ul>
  9. 9. <ul><ul><li>Actors could move freely. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Plays that benefit: </li></ul></ul><ul><li>The ghost in “Hamlet” could disappear as and when. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Trapdoors in the ceiling enables actors to “fly” using a rope </li></ul></ul>
  10. 10. <ul><ul><li>The rebirth of learning </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Increased interest in art and learning of ancient Greece and Rome </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>End of the Middle Age </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Began in Italy </li></ul></ul>
  11. 11. <ul><ul><li>Greater knowledge of ancient science and belief </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Scholars began doubting the religious beliefs </li></ul></ul>
  12. 12. <ul><ul><li>Shakespeare “Julius Caesar” was based on the roman general </li></ul></ul>

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