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Shakespeare’s life ace

  1. 1. Shakespeare’s life<br />
  2. 2. William shakespeare was an english poet, playwright, actor and theatre entrepreneur<br />Being considered one of the greatest writer in english, his works include plays, sonnets and poems.<br />He married Anne Hathaway at age 18, and had 3 children. He died on 23 April 1616 at the age of 52.<br />Anne Hathaway<br />
  3. 3. Early life<br />He was born in Stratford-upon-Avon and baptised on 26 April 1564. His unknown birthday is traditionally observed on 23 April, St George's Day.<br />William Shakespeare was the son of John Shakespeare, a successful glover and alderman originally from Snitterfield, and Mary Arden, the daughter of an affluent landowning farmer. <br />
  4. 4. Shakespeare as a writer<br />Shakespeare attended King Edward VI Grammar School in Stratford<br />It is believed that by 1592, Shakespeare was a playwright in london<br />He partly owned a playing company, known as Lord Chamberlain’s men.<br />
  5. 5. Shakespeare as a writer<br />Many of his early plays were themed on comedies and history<br />Later, he wrote mainly on tragedies with Hamlet, romeo and julietand Othello being the more famous works.<br />
  6. 6. England in shakespeare’s time<br />
  7. 7. England in shakespeare’s time<br />This period was also known as the Elizabethan Era, where under a well organised and effective government, england prospered greatly.<br />It is considered to be the golden age in English history<br />It also saw the height of the english Renaissance and the flowering of english poetry, music and literature.<br />
  8. 8. England in Shakespeare’s time<br />During this period, England emerged as the leading naval and comercial power in the west.<br />
  9. 9. Anglo Spanish War<br />However, England’s Golden age was not to last.<br />There was Intermittent conflict between the kingdoms of Spain and England<br />
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  11. 11. The Renaissance<br />
  12. 12. The renaissance<br />It refers to the period of European history known as the golden age, and the age of enlightenment. <br />After the long periods referred to as the dark ages following the collapse of the Roman Empire and the Medieval period, where the church dominated and oppressed learning and culture<br />the renaissance period was seen as a "rebirth" of culture and learning similar to the heights of the ancient world.<br />
  13. 13. The Renaissance<br />It was a cultural movement that spanned roughly the 14th to 17th century<br />It begun in florence during the late middle ages and later spread to the rest of Europe<br />It marks the close of the middle ages and the rise of the modern world<br />
  14. 14. The Renaissance<br />During this period, there were new ideals of humanism developed against a christian backdrop.<br />In the fields of science, a flurry of activity was deemed a scientific revolution, heralding the beginning of modern age<br />The Renaissance brought an end to feudalism, established an effective central government and reformed the church<br />
  15. 15. The Renaissance- effect on Shakespeare<br />Shakespeare focused on creating “human” characters with psychologically complexity and Hamlet is perhaps the most famous example.<br />The upheaval in the social hierarchy allowed Shakespeare to explore the humanity of every character regardless of their social position. <br />Shakespeare utilized his knowledge of Greek and Roman classics when writing his plays. Before the renaissance, these texts had been suppressed by the Catholic Church. <br />
  16. 16. THANK YOU<br />

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