Romeo and Juliet

Who is Shakespeare?

Shakespeare was born in 1564, the oldest child to John Shakespeare and Mary Arden. At the age of 18 he married Anne Hathaway and had 3 children with her: Susanna, Hamnet, and Judith. Hamnet died at the age of 11. In 1588 his family and him moved to London where he achieved success as an actor, poet and playwright. In all he wrote 38 plays. Shakespeare is considered one of the best dramatis by many people. His skill in language and ability to construct a story through dramatic and poetic is unequaled. He invented thousands of words combining many different languages.

Why is Romeo and Juliet still so famous?

In many ways Romeo and Juliet is relevant and important to many people's lives. Including education, theme, and the outstanding language used. Many of the themes in Romeo and Juliet apply to modern day life including: Love, Rivalry, Fate, Arguments, and Destiny. Romeo and Juliet is a great description of how fate and destiny work together to make a meant to be love. Romeo and Juliet shows a large love story and teaches parents and children alike how to look at the good things in life. To many this story is also the most romantic (and depressing) love story of all time.



A- Matches up with the 2 other sites i looked on.

R- All the information is to inform the reader about Shakespeare and Romeo ad Juliet.

R-Told who who he was, what he did. Also told some information about his family and how they helped inspire some of his plays.

D- Jan. 27th, 2013 for one of them, the other one I could not find the date

S- The first one gives tons of sites that they used to get the information for there website

Sited site-

WBGH. "Who Was Shakespeare?" PBS. PBS, n.d. Web. 24 Mar. 2015.

Ikemari. "Romeo and Juliet Is Still Important Now - Research Papers - Ikemari." StudyMode. StudyMode, 27 Jan. 2013. Web. 24 Mar. 2015.

Taylor Barlage

This is my 9B Literature and Composition short project. The two main points (from my point of view) described are: Who is Shakespeare? Why is Romeo ad Juliet still so famous?