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SHAKESPEARE'S LEGACY (1564-1616)

MAI VO
ADAPTIONS
WHY DO PEOPLE STILL READ HIS WORK?
SHAKESPEARE MADE UP WORDS!
WHEN SHAKESPEARE COULDN'T FIND THE WORDS HE WAS LOOKING FOR HE MADE THEM UP !

SOME OF THESE WORDS WE STILL USE TODAY :

TEMPEST: Eye ball
MACBETH: Assassination
OTHELLO: Addiction
TROILUS & CRESSIDA: Fashionable
ROMEO & JULIET: Lady Bird
MEASURE FOR MEASURE: Belongings
THE TAMING OF THE SHREW: Bedazzled
BIBLOGRAPHY
http://mentalfloss.com/article/48657/20-words-we-owe-william-shakespeare

NO FREAR SHAKESPEARES COMPANION,SPARK NOTES, Published by Spark in 2007 in NewYork

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Romeo_and_Juliet
SHAKESPEARE'S LEGACY (1564-1616)
The top 5 Shakespeare plays everyone should know
1.Hamlet
2.Romeo & Juliet
3.King Lear
4.Macbeth
5.Othello
What makes Shakespeare worth reading?


People read Shakespeare for its emotional impact, which can relate to everyone. They also read Shakespeare for the language he uses to portray characters. Shakespeare wrote 38 plays in which he had adapted from historical books. In Shakespeare plays he uses real life experiences that people have to face, Shakespeare takes these stories and makes them into plays which has a unique impact on his audience.
Why were Shakespeare plays so famous?
Shakespeare's plays are famous and are made into modern films because of its entertaining plots which are told through his characters. Shakespeare plays have powerful meanings and life lessons that can easily effect and relate to the audience.

One of Shakespeare's famous plays is Romeo and Juliet which tells a story about star cross lovers who sacrifice their lives to be together. This play was made into numerous films, musicals and operas.
WHY DO PEOPLE STILL STUDY SHAKESPEARE?
People nowadays still study Shakespeare for many reasons, such as the understanding the meanings behind his work, the literacy style and techniques that he used. Analysing his work can also improve and develop writing skills for students. Shakespeare is a phenomenal story teller and uses poetry to tell his stories. He uses these to express human motives. Shakespeare also challenges students to language and makes them acknowledge the human behavior.
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