Romeo & Juliet By: Shakespeare

By: Skyler R

Shakespeare Intro

To be or not to be, is thy question. One of the most famous quotes from William Shakespeare. Not To mention the famous quote from Romeo & Juliet "Romeo, O Romeo, where out tho Romeo". Through this flyer you will learn a bit about Shakespeare and why Romeo and Juliet is so famous even for today!

Shakespeare's History & Past

One of the worlds greatest minds along with Albert Einstein, Leonardo Da Vinci, and Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart for their talents; is William Shakespeare. Shakespeare was able to change our language the way no one else has. It all started when he was born, nobody knows what day or year because they never kept track. Yet they do know that he was baptized on the 29th of April, 1564. He was the son of John and Mary Shakespeare, and was born and raised in Stratford- Upon- Avon in Warwickshire, England. He attended a local grammar school.

Later in his life he got married to Anne Hathaway at the age of 18. Six months after their wedding they had their first child: Susanna. Then 2 years later they had twins: Hamnet & Judith but their son dies. Later William moved away to go pursue his career as a writer of many plays, poems, and sonnets. His plays would be preformed in the Globe theater. Then in 1613 William retired from the theater and headed back to his home in Stratford- Upon- Avon, then was buried there in 1616.

Shakespeare's Family

Romeo & Juliet

Why Romeo & Juliet are still so famous Today

The reason Romeo and Juliet is still so successful is because there has a powerful meaning to it. Most people love the play/story of how two can fall in love so powerfully and one can die for the other.