Midsummer's night dream

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WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE was born on 26 April 1564 in Stratford-upon-Avon Shakespeare’s life can be divided into three periods: The first 20 years in Stratford The next 25 years as an actor and playwright in London; The last five years in Stratford His first years in Stratford include his schooling, early marriage and fatherhood (at the age of 18 he married Anne Hathaway, who bore him three children: Susanna, and twins Hamnet and Judith. ), Biography


(Shakespeare probably left school at 15, which was the norm, and took some sort of job, especially since this was the period of his father’s financial difficulty. Numerous references in his plays suggest that William may have in fact worked for his father, thereby gaining specialized knowledge). The last five in retirement back in Stratford where he enjoyed moderate wealth gained from his theatrical successes. The years linking the first two periods are marked by a lack of information about Shakespeare, and are often referred to as the “dark years”; the transition from active work into retirement was gradual and cannot be precisely dated [Boyce, 587].


He was an English poet and playwright, and maybe he was the greatest writer in the English language and the world's pre-eminent dramatist. His plays have been translated into every major living language, and are performed more often than those of any other playwright. His early plays were mainly comedies and histories Next he wrote mainly tragedies. In his last phase, he wrote tragicomedies, also known as romances, and collaborated with other playwrights. William Shakespeare died on April 23, 1616, and was buried two days later in the chancel of Holy Trinity Church where he had been baptized exactly 52 years earlier.


Here is a correctly punctuated version of the speech that more accurately captures Quince’s intentions: If we offend, it is with our good will That you should think we come, not to offend, But with good will to show our simple skill— That is the true beginning of our end. Consider then we come—but in despite We do not come—as minding to content you. Our true intent is all for your delight: We are not here that you should here repent you The actors are at hand and, by their show, You shall know all that you are like to know.

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