These Are Some of William Shakespeares Styles/Types of Writing
Examples of old/new words: hath vs has thou/thee vs you
- He had very good imagery in his poems and plays
- He had a rich vocabulary
- He used humour in a new way no one had seen before
- He was very poetic
- Some words have old meanings and confuse people because they mean something else today. Ex: silly=foolish
Some of Shakespeares most popular plays:
Much Ado About Nothing
Romeo and Juliet
How will his language affect the play?
In modern times: To modern audiences (like me) Shakespeares writing is understandable but you definitely have to be paying attention to the book to understand it. His writing also contributed a lot to modern day writing styles and that makes modern day books a lot more fun to read.