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William Shakespeare
Shakespeare's Life
The time, place and mood within the plays had to be created by the LANGUAGE of the actors...
Elizabethan Theatre
'Break the ice'
Shakespeare's Phrases...
Very often, if Shakespeare couldn't think
of the right word to use in his plays,
he would invent an entirely new word.
Shakespeare's Language
"To be, or not to be: that is the question..."
Shakespeare born
1564
1591
Went to London to work as a professional actor
Shakespeare wrote his first play; Henry VI (6th)
1587
Shakespeare joined a company known as the 'Lord Chamberlain's Men', and was now a successful actor and playwright.
1596
Shakespeare wrote his last play; Henry VIII (8th)
1612
By the time Shakespeare died in 1616, he had written 37 plays.
These consisted of 10 tragedies, 17 comedies and 10 histories.
Shakespeare was just 52 when he died.
1616
1623
Shakespeare's plays were only published for the first time, 7 years after his death.
Words Shakespeare Invented...
grovel
mimic
amazement
generous
elbow
drugged
birthplace
majestic
lonely
worthless
eyeball
addiction
bedroom
bandit
champion
fashionable
gloomy
'Dead as a doornail'
'Dog will have his day'
'Forever and a day'
'Good riddance'
'Laugh yourself into stitches'
'Heart of gold'
'In a pickle'
'Love is blind'
'The world's my oyster'
'Not slept one wink'
'Own flesh and blood'
'Too much of a good thing'
'Whats done is done'
'Melted into thin air'
'Wild-goose chase'
'Wear my heart upon my sleeve'
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