William Shakespeare

By: Lawrence T.

Life Story

A famous play-writer, a sonnet writer and a poem writer, William Shakespeare has been known to be all three of these. HIs famous qoute of "To be or not to be", was known through all William Shakepeare fans. He wrote different genres, from romance to action. He himself was an actor on his own plays. Unfortunately, he died at the age of 52, from an unknown reason. Romeo and Juliet or Hamlet were famous plays from him.

Famous Plays

1. Romeo and Juliet

2. Hamlet

3. Alls Well that Ends Well

4. A Midsummer Nights Dream

Interesting Facts

He acted in his own plays, and used males to play the parts. Famous words "To be or not to be." He has a lot of styles like similes, metaphors soliloquies, prologues, asides and many more.

Invented Words

Grovel

Vaulting

Moonbeam

Panders

Obscene

Rant

Pedant

Hobnob

Bibliography

http://moodle.nisdtx.org/pluginfile.php/451736/mod_resource/content/1/ShakespeareforBeginnersPowerpoint.pdf

Mabillard, Amanda. Shakespeare's Writing Style. Shakespeare Online. 20 Aug. 2000. (date when you accessed the information)