Shakespeare and Hamlet Flyer

By: Jack Burke

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introduction

William Shakespeare was born in Stratford, England in 1564. The son of John Shakespeare and Mary Arden. 18 years later he married w younger woman named Anne Hathaway. Together they had 3 children, but unfortunately only 2 lived. Susanna and Judith Shakespeare were his only daughters. Although there is nothing well known about William Shakespeare between the times of 1585 and 1592. He wrote more than 30 poems, including the categories of histories, comedies, tragedies, and romances.

3 peculiar Facts

  1. Had 3 children- 2 girls, and 1 boy who passed away in early childhood
  2. Judging from his sonnets, some people believe Shakespeare was Bisexual
  3. No one knows when and to whom the 154 sonnets were written
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This is an example of how the stage looked from the point of view from the Audience
Hamlet Reenactment (Very Funny)
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Hamlet: Genre of play

Hamlet is a revenge tragedy which contains certain elements, such as: a play within a play, mad scenes, a vengeful ghost, one or several gory scenes, and most importantly a central character who has a serious grievance against a formidable opponent. This character takes matter in his own hands, after experiencing an event that requires revenge upon another character. Hamlet is the only protagonist in any Elizabethan revenge play who can be considered a hero, aware of the moral implications involved in exacting his revenge.
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This is the Castle that Hamlet is supposed to take place in.