Essay On Why Shakespeare Should Not Be Taught In Schools

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William Shakespeare is considered one of best playwright/poet of all time. Shakespeare's date of birth is unknown but he is believed to be born around April 23, 1564 and died on April 23, 1616. Shakespeare produced most of his known work between 1589 and 1613, his works were mainly comedies and historical these works remain regarded as some of the best work produced in these genres (Wikipedia). Starting roughly 1594 he was an important member of the Lord Chamberlain’s Men company of theatrical players. Written records give little ideas of the way in which Shakespeare’s professional life molded his artistry. All that can be shown is that over the course of 20 years, Shakespeare wrote plays that capture the complete range of human emotion and …show more content…

Students are forced to stare at whatever play they are given to read, “Why do we keep dragging class after class, kicking and screaming through the wilds of “Romeo and Juliet”? (Petri). School is supposed to help prepare students for the future and yes, history is important because it shaped our present time but learning about literature that has changed so much isn’t the most helpful to students. For example “writing or speaking doesn’t make sense to people anymore and with all these new words that teenagers come up with it will only get harder for them to understand the true meaning of the text”(create debate). Instead of students dreading literature and not getting they should enjoying and one weight of their shoulder would be if Shakespeare was taken out of the

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