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Shakespeare in the Modern World

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Transcript of Shakespeare in the Modern World

Famous Plays
Romeo and Juliet
Hamlet
Twelfth Night
Macbeth
King Lear
How is Shakespeare relevant today?
Who was William Shakespeare?
English poet, playwright, actor
Born in Stratford-on-Avon
Considered greatest writer in English language
"The Bard"
Approximately 38 plays, 154 sonnets, 2 narrative poems, etc.
His plays are performed (in multiple languages) more than any other playwright
Shakespeare invented more than 17,000 words that we now use in the English language.
addiction
"Taming of the Shrew"

"10 Things I Hate About You"
Shakespeare in the Modern World
Resources:
http://www.myenglishpages.com/site_php_files/reading-william-shakespeare-short-biography.php
https://www.ranker.com/list/a-list-of-famous-william-shakespeare-quotes/reference
http://mentalfloss.com/article/48657/20-words-we-owe-william-shakespeare
https://superscholar.org/shakespeare-in-pop-culture/
https://www.ranker.com/list/tv-shows-based-on-shakespeare/lisa-waugh
Much Ado About Nothing
Othello
Taming of the Shrew
Julius Caesar
A Midsummer Night's Dream
To be, or not to be? That is the question--
(Hamlet)
Some are born great, some achieve greatness, and others have greatness trust upon them.
(Twelfth Night)
O brave new world, That has such people in't!
(The Tempest)
Double, double toil and trouble...
(Macbeth)
assassination
bedazzled
belongings
cold-blooded
eventful
eyeball
fashionable
manager
swagger
uncomfortable
tranquil
King Lear
Twelfth Night
MacBeth
Inspired by:
Hamlet, Henry VI Parts 1-3, Richard III, Henry V, Julius Caesar, Macbeth, Romeo and Juliet, The Merchant of Venice, and Othello
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