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Shakespeare's Influence

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Transcript of Shakespeare's Influence

Shakespeare's Influence
By: Heidi Mitchell, Grace Tulevech, and Evan Lewis

How did he Influence Other Writers?
Shakespeare had a way of using his own personality and feeling in his poems and plays, something not common in writers during that time.
This made other writers believe they could do the same
Gave other people a reason to write what they felt
Shakespeare's Influence On The World
He changed the way the English language was spoken and added multiple words.
He provided an example to many people who later became very famous writers and playwrights.
Shakespeare's Influence on Other Writers
George Bernard Shaw
Herman Melville
John Steinbeck
Charles Dickens
Thomas Hardy
William Faulkner

How He Influenced Language
He standardized the English language
Added 1,700 words to the English language
Lonely
Frugal
Gloomy
Fashionable
Luggage
Countless
Influence on Plays and Theater
Shakespeare changed the way people thought of plays and theater.
He changed the way they thought of:
Characterization
Plot
Language
Genre
On Society?
Conclusion
In conclusion, Shakespeare did a lot to change the world and how they thought about literature and language.
He added
1,700
words to the English language! He inspired many authors that later went on to write books we still read today! (Moby Dick-Charles Dickens)
So, just think. What would life today be without Shakespeare's work?
Influenced Language
Theater
He was one of the greatest writers of all history
He expanded what and how people saw things could be accomplished
Citations:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shakespeare's_influence
http://www.shakespeare-online.com/biography/shakespearewriter.html
http://www.shakespeare-online.com/faq/influencefaq.html
http://www.efficientcode.com/shakespeare/influence-on-language
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