By: Amani Sudds
Renaissance Poet/ Playwright
Born: April 23, 1564
Place of birth: Stratford-upon-Avon, England
Place of death: Stratford-upon-Avon, England
Facts about Shakespeare
* Wrote 37 plays and 154 sonnets.
* Shakespeare is the second most quoted writer in the English language.
* Only two of his plays are writen in verse; the others in prose.
* Society was changed by Shakespeare because he influenced the development of the historial epoch.
* People discovered their own individuality and experiences through his writing.
~The Life of William Shakespeare by Lois Potter
~World History textbook