Shakespeare

By: Autumn Ping

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Shakespeare wrote close to 1/10 of the most quoted lines ever written or spoken in English.


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He wrote 37 plays and 154 works that we know of.


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His plays consisted of comedy, history and tragedy.


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Sayings like "heart of gold" and "a piece of work" are examples of quotes we still use today.


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Hamlet was most likely performed in July of 1602.



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Hamlet takes place in Denmark in the medieval period.


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Shakespeare's many themes include certainty, uncertainty, action, acting recklessly, death and revenge.


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Shakespeare uses symbols such as Yorick's skull in Hamlet.


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He was not only a play writer, he was also a poet.


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Shakespeare uses the iambic pentameter in a majority of his plays.


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