His father always wanted him to be a clergyman, so when Coleridge went to Jesus College, the University of Cambridge in 1971, he focused on a future in the Church of England. Coleridge attended Jesus College, Cambridge from 1791 until 1794. When he was attending Jesus College he continued to study writing and poetry (1-1). In 1792 he won the Browne Gold Metal for an ode that he wrote on the slave trade. In 1794, Coleridge returned back to Cambridge in what turned out to be his final year at the university .
William Shakespeare is considered to be the greatest playwright of all time, even though many facts about his life still remain a mystery. In his lifetime Shakespeare wrote 36 plays and 154 sonnets. The following paragraphs will included the key moments known about William Shakespeare's life, birth through death. Shakespeare is believed to have been born on April 23, 1564 and baptized three days later on April 26, 1564 at the Holy Trinity Church in Stratford-upon-Avon. He started school at the age of five and there William Shakespeare learned how to read and write.
William Shakespeare is considered to be the most influential English writer in the literary world, who is also called playwright, dramatist and poet. Shakespeare lived during the late sixteenth and early seventeenth centuries and has produced so many high-praised plays which has been read so widely in so many countries. Undoubtedly, there is no other writer is able to attain as high achievement as Shakespeare. (“William Shakespeare Biography”). In other words, Shakespeare is such a legendary figure, and this paper is going to analyze the great respectable man’s work and life.
William Shakespeare changed the world of literature. He had a great impact on many great writers and poets. He played a very critical role in the advancement of English literature. Shakespeare used his works to speak to people and entertain. William Shakespeare will always be considered one of the greatest.
William Shakespeare was an English poet, playwright, and actor. He was widely known as the greatest writer in the English language, and is often called England’s national poet. To be such a world renowned writer, one would think he only just departed from this world; but in fact, all of his work and his life for that matter, comes to us from four hundred years before. Shakespeare was born in Warwickshire, England. Then as he grew, he was only educated to the basic level of a sixth grader.
Guidone 1 Throughout time Shakespeare has influenced society in many ways. He has been a great inspiration to literature, plays, painters, movies and language. Many of his plays and poems have been required as a part of liberal education. His idea’s on such subjects as heroism, romantic love, and the nature of tragedy have shaped the attitudes of millions of people and influenced their thinking. Shakespeare contributed greatly to the English speaking language.
On March 26, 1601, before Ford’s sixteenth year, he was admitted to the Exeter College, Oxford. When he was sixteen, Ford attended the Middle Temple, an institution known to have a prestigious law school as well as a strong focus on literary and dramatic activity. He was expelled from the Middle Temple due to financial difficulties in 1606. Ford was able to overcome this dilemma with the success of his first published works Fame’s Memorial and Honour Triumphant. He secured enough money to be readmitted to the Middle Temple by June 1608 and continued to publish his works.
Shakespeare uses certain types of allusions that people always remember, as in the phrase from Romeo and Juliet, “star-crossed lovers”. “William Shakespeare (26 April 1564 – 23 April 1616) was and English poet and playwright, widely regarded as the greatest writer in the English language and the world’s preeminent dramatist” (vodppl.upm.edu 2). He was born in Stratford-Upon-Avon, UK, he also passed away in his hometown. “When Shakespeare died in 1616 the event was barely noticed” (Epstein 7). “Shakespeare’s family was initially prosperous but began having financial difficulties in the 1570’s” (Allen 325).
When he was presented by the college (1361) with the parish of Fylingham in Lincolnshire, he had to give up the leadership of Balliol, though he could continue to live at Oxford. His university career followed the usual course. While as baccalaureate he busied himself with natural science and mathematics, as master he had the right to read in philosophy. More significant was his interest in Bible study, which he pursued after becoming bachelor in theology. His performance led Simon Islip, Archbishop of Canterbury, to place him at the head of Canterbury Hall in 1365.
Accounts by men such as Richard Hakluyt, Samuel Purchas, and Sir Walter Raleigh were eagerly read. The activities and literature of the Elizabethans reflected a new nationalism, which expressed itself also in the works of chroniclers (John Stow, Raphael Holinshed, and others), historians, and translators and even in political and religious tracts. A myriad of new genres, themes, and ideas were incorporated into English literature. Italian poetic forms, especially the sonnet, became models for English poets. Sir Thomas Wyatt was the most successful sonneteer among early Tudor poets, and was, with Henry Howard, earl of Surrey, a seminal influence.