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Shakespeare

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Introduction By: Haley Goodpaster William Shakespeare was a American poet and playwright. He is best known as the world's best writer. Most of his work didn't make it, but many are also recognized as great poetry to this very day. William was the 3rd child of John Shakespeare and Anne Hathaway. He had 7 other siblings total; Joan, Margaret, Gilbert, Joan (named after their first child, who died at a early age), Anne, Richard, and Edmund. William dropped out of his grammar school age the age of 14, due to the fact that their father fell from favour, or became unliked. During his lifetime William Shakespeare is known to have wrote a total of about 150 sonnets, 40 plays, and many poems. William Shakespeare Intresting factoids Shakespeares wife was pregnant with there first child when they got married. Shakespeare had 3 childeren: Hamnet, Susanna, and Judith When Shakespeare died, his will declared his property goes to his daughter Susanna. Shakespeare was buried in the Holy Trinity Church, Stratford-upon-Avon. He put a curse on anyone daring to move his body from that final resting place. Almost four hundred years after Shakespeare’s death there are 157 million pages referring to him on Google. Shakespeare is the second most quoted writer in the English language – after the various writers of the Bible. Suicide occurs an unlucky thirteen times in Shakespeare’s plays. It occurs in Romeo and Juliet where both Romeo and Juliet commit suicide In all of the documents survived with Shakespeares documents he never signed it , Shakespeare. He spells it Shakespe; Shakspe; Shakspere and Shakespear. All Uranus’ satellites are named after Shakespearean characters. 'William Shakespeare’ is an anagram of ‘I am a weakish speller’. Poems By: Haley Goodpaster http://www.unitedworldpoets.com/forum/short-poems-shakespeare Cited Work http://www.nosweatshakespeare.com/resources/shakespeare-facts/ http://www.poemhunter.com/william-shakespeare/ Love Beauty Bitterness Goodness Shakespeare used love as a topic of many poems, sonnets, and plays. He desribed love between couples, friends, and families. He described the hardships of it, the sacrifices, company, and advantages/ disadvantages that he says love provides you with. He described his own love for his mistress', and his love for the world around him. But love is blind and lovers cannot see The pretty follies that themselves commit; For if they could, Cupid himself would blush To see me thus transformed to a boy. http://www.litera.co.uk/william_shakespeare_love_poems/ http://www.william-shakespeare.info/william-shakespeare-sonnets.htm O thou, my lovely boy, who in thy power
Dost hold Time's fickle glass, his sickle, hour;
Who hast by waning grown, and therein show'st
Thy lovers withering as thy sweet self grow'st;
If Nature, sovereign mistress over wrack,
As thou goest onwards, still will pluck thee back,
She keeps thee to this purpose, that her skill
May time disgrace and wretched minutes kill.
Yet fear her, O thou minion of her pleasure!
She may detain, but not still keep, her treasure:
Her audit, though delay'd, answer'd must be,
And her quietus is to render thee.
My mistress' eyes are nothing like the sun;
Coral is far more red than her lips' red;
If snow be white, why then her breasts are dun;
If hairs be wires, black wires grow on her head.
I have seen roses damask'd, red and white,
But no such roses see I in her cheeks;
And in some perfumes is there more delight
Than in the breath that from my mistress reeks.
I love to hear her speak, yet well I know
That music hath a far more pleasing sound;
I grant I never saw a goddess go;
My mistress, when she walks, treads on the ground:
And yet, by heaven, I think my love as rare
As any she belied with false compare. http://www.william-shakespeare.info/william-shakespeare-sonnet-130.htm Love poems by shakespeare My Mistress Take, O Take A Lover's Complaint A Fairy Song A Madrigal Carpe Diem Fidele When Shakespeare wrote about beauty he mostly describe women and nature. He described there facial feautures and personalities. He describe what he liked in each girl. He described and what he would want in "the perfect lady." When Shakespeare described nature, he mostly told about his surroundings and the places he wants to visit or did visit. He wrote about distant imaginary lands with rules of his own and mythical creatures. He told the scenery with great detail ecspecially the four seasons; summer, spring, winter, autumn. William Shakespeare loved his life and was a great observer of what he stumbled upon or made out of his life. When Shakespeare wrote about bitterness, he expressed lonliness, sickness, tragities, and devestation, He wrote about death and the emotions and feelings that rose up after each situation. He described how he delt with it, and who helped him get through it. Shakespeare did live through ,many deaths, most of whom were his 7 other siblings. When Shakespeare wrote about goodness he told about good deeds he and his followers did. He told about the good things in life that filled him with happiness and joy. He told about the best moments in his life and what made him excited. He also told about his wishes and daydreams that filled him with goodness. Literary Devices End Rhyme I'll look to like if looking liking move,
But no more deep will I endart mine eye
Than your consent gives strength to make it fly Hyperbole His legs bestrid the ocean: his reared arm
Crested the world. William Shakespeare was a English poet and playwright. He is best known as the world's best writer in the english lanuguage. Shakespeare created many different types of work, but not all have survived too present day. Many of his writings still remain though such as; over 150 sonnets and nearly forty plays. He was born on April 23rd, 1564, and was baptized 3 days later. He was born the 3rd child out of 8 by John Shakespeare and Mary Arden. His siblings were Joan, Margaret, [William], Gilbert, Joan (named after the first Joan who died at a early age), Anne, Richard, and Edmund. 3 of Willaim 7 siblings died due to the bubonic plague. Only one of his siblings lived past 52 (age of when Shakepeare died), Joan, who lived to nearly 77 (age of when Shakepeare died). At the age of 14, Shakepeare dropped out of school due to the fall of favouring, or became unliked, of his father. In 1582 William married Anne Hathaway. They had 3 children, 2 girls and one boy, named Susanna (female), Judith (female)and Hamnet (male). Judith and Hamnet were twins. Shakespeare is still one of the most famous poets ever born, in the 1500s to the present day. Common Themes
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