English Literature Shakespeare

  1. When and where was Shakespeare born?
    • 23rd of April 1564 in England¬†
    • Stratford upon Avon
  2. Shakespeare's life
    • married Anne Hathaway when he was 18, who was rich and older than him.
    • had three children
    • went to London to become a famous playwright and actor and opened The Globe
    • returned to Stratford upon Avon as a rich man
    • died on April 23rd 1616
  3. Why is Shakespeare still relevant?
  4. He wrote plays about relatable situations and emotions, including love death mourning guilt separation reunion usw. 
    they help us understand what is human and universal
  5. how many plays and sonnets did Shakespeare write
    • 37 plays and 154 sonnets¬†
    • Macbeth, hamlet, king lear, Othello, Antony and Cleopatra are tragedies.
    • twelfth night
    • all's well that ends well
    • a midsummer night's dream
    • much ado about nothing are comedies
  6. goneril
    duke of Albany
  7. Regan
    duke of Cornwall
  8. Cordelia
    king of France
  9. members of the court
    • earl of gloucester
    • earl of kent
    • fool
  10. legal son of gloucester
  11. illegal son of Gloucester
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English Literature Shakespeare