William Shakespeare life and works

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William Shakespeare:

William Shakespeare His Life, Time And Works

Childhood:

Childhood Parents: John Shakespeare and Mary Arden Birthday celebrated April 23, 1564 Born in Stratford upon Avon Attended the Stratford Grammar School

Young Adulthood:

Young Adulthood 1582 Married Anne Hathaway She was 8 years older Three children Susanna Twins Judith Hamnet

The Times:

The Times Monarchy Queen Elizabeth 1558-1603 King James 1603-1625 The Plague

The Theater:

The Theater All social classes attended No women on stage All parts played by men Including Juliet!

Career:

Career Actor Lord Chamberlain’s Men The King’s Men Playwright 38 plays Poet 154 Sonnets

The Globe:

The Globe

The Globe:

The Globe Built 1598 Made from the leased Black Friar’s Theater Burned during a performance of Henry VII Cannon Rebuilt and open to the public The Globe Website “All the world is a stage”

The Comedies:

The Comedies All's Well That Ends Well As You Like It The Comedy of Errors Love's Labor's Lost Measure for Measure The Merchant of Venice The Merry Wives of Windsor A Midsummer Night's Dream Much Ado About Nothing The Taming of the Shrew Twelfth Night; Or, What You Will The Two Gentlemen of Verona

The Tragedies:

The Tragedies Antony and Cleopatra Coriolanus Hamlet, Prince of Denmark Julius Caesar King Lear Macbeth Othello, the Moor of Venice Romeo and Juliet Timon of Athens Titus Andronicus Troilus and Cressida

The Histories:

The Histories Henry IV, Part I Henry IV, Part II Henry V Henry VI, Part I Henry VI, Part II Henry VI, Part III Henry VIII King John Richard II Richard III

The Late Romances:

The Late Romances Cymbeline Pericles The Tempest The Two Noble Kinsmen The Winter's Tale

The Assignment:

The Assignment Create a Power Point Presentation for one of Shakespeare’s plays You must research the characters, the plot, and the themes. You must follow the Power Point Template found on the school’s resource web site All presentations must be ready for December 12, 2005.

The Plays Repeated:

The Plays Repeated Chose two plays from each of the following lists. You will be assigned one of these choices. Each student must research a different play.

The Comedies:

The Comedies All's Well That Ends Well As You Like It The Comedy of Errors Love's Labor's Lost Measure for Measure The Merchant of Venice The Merry Wives of Windsor A Midsummer Night's Dream Much Ado About Nothing The Taming of the Shrew Twelfth Night; Or, What You Will The Two Gentlemen of Verona

The Tragedies:

The Tragedies Antony and Cleopatra Coriolanus Hamlet, Prince of Denmark Julius Caesar King Lear Macbeth Othello, the Moor of Venice Romeo and Juliet Timon of Athens Titus Andronicus Troilus and Cressida

The Histories:

The Histories Henry IV, Part I Henry IV, Part II Henry V Henry VI, Part I Henry VI, Part II Henry VI, Part III Henry VIII King John Richard II Richard III

Queen Elizabeth:

Queen Elizabeth Back

King James:

King James Back

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