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William Shakes


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William Shakes

  1. 1. William Shakespeare and His World<br />By<br />Ms. Whittemore<br />
  2. 2. The <br />Shakespeare<br />This way<br />Queen Elizabeth I<br />Without her, Shakespeare would not be famous. She’s to blame.<br />The Man Himself<br />
  3. 3. Shakespeare<br />Anne Hathaway<br />She was 8 years older<br />They had three kids. Hamnet, Shakespeare’s son, died right before Shakespeare wrote Hamlet.<br />He grew up in Stratford, then moved to London when he was married. Anne remained in Stratford during this time.<br />
  4. 4. Famous?<br />Sonnets should make the cash<br />Really? The plays broke the bank<br />William Shakespeare became famous <br />No plague for him and his men!<br />Thesbians unite and travel for royalty <br />
  5. 5. Famous plays<br />Romeo and Juliet<br />A Midsummer Night’s Dream<br />Macbeth<br />Othello<br />Hamlet<br />King Lear<br />History Plays (but we find them to be quite a bore)<br />
  6. 6. The Globe<br />
  7. 7. Inside the Globe<br />
  8. 8. Details on the Globe <br />Groundlings/Penny Stinkers/The Penny Public<br />Beer, peanuts, seats<br />Condemned by the religious rights (Puritans)<br />Built across the Thames- outside of London near the houses of ill repute and the bars.<br />
  9. 9. More Details<br />Every play began with a fight of some kind<br />There were very little in terms of stage decoration or props<br />Shakespeare used his purple prose and excessive description to paint a picture for his play goers.<br />Check out this sword fight<br />
  10. 10. Get in the Know<br />You may think Shakespeare is lame.<br />However, you’re going to feel lame if you miss out on the plethora of social references to Shakespeare’s plays.<br />His lines are famous and are used across the globe in several contexts, but mostly in popular media, movies, songs, TV shows, and novels.<br />Here are some lines you may already know by Shakespeare but didn’t realize he wrote them<br />
  11. 11. Famous Lines<br />Double Double Boil and Trouble<br />By the pricking of my thumbs something wicked this ways comes<br />What dreams may come?<br />To be or not to be, that is the question<br />Neither a borrower or a lender be<br />To thine own self be true<br />Good night, good night, parting is such sweet sorrow that I may say good night till it be morrow. <br />