Willian Shakespeare was born around the the 23rd and 25th of April 1564 in Stratford England. It’s thought he was born in the family house on Henley Street although this cannot be certain as his father owned many houses at this time.
In the 16th century there were many Shakespeare families but William didn’t associate with them.
William’s father John Shakespeare was an apprentice glover and tanner of leather, however he proposed a deal in farming. He moved to Stratford and bought a house in 1552 conter-acting he bought more property in 1556. He married Mary Arden the daught of a wealthy man. John and mary were respected members of their community and John was elected mayor in 1568. In ...view middle of the document...
Susanna was Williams supposed favourite and was left with all of his property. Judith married Thomas Quiney in February 1616. They had three sons named Shakespeare, Richard and Thomas.
There is four main reason that are thought to of given Shakespeare great success,
Illumanation of Human Experience eg: “To be or not to be, that is the question” (Hamlet act 3, scene 1)
Great Stories, like Romeo and Juliet
The ability to turn a phrase
He created many words we use today like fashionable and arouse. He was a very literate man and loved to write poetry. Suggestibly why he made up so many words.
Shakespeare had many famous quotes like
“To be or not to be, that is the question” (Hamlet act 1, scene 3)
“This above all: to thine own self be true” (Hamlet act 3 scene 1)
“But, for my own part, it was Greek to me” (act 1, scene 2)
They captured hearts and until this day are seen as legendary.
Along with his quotes he had many famous sonnets, such as
126 O Thou My Lovely Boy
130 My Mistress Eyes
29 When in Disgrace with Fortune
I find them...