William Shakespeare

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.

Shakespeare's Influence

* Society was changed by Shakespeare because he influenced the development of the historial epoch.

* People discovered their own individuality and experiences through his writing.

Work Cited

~The Life of William Shakespeare by Lois Potter

~World History textbook