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).
Hamlet was one of the first plays performed out of William Shakespeare’s thirty-seven, it was even one of the most celebrated and reviewed plays of all time. A Midsummer Night’s Dream written shortly before Romeo and Juliet is said to be one of his strangest and most delightful plays he has written. Romeo and Juliet is till this day, the most well-known play in America. Around the eighteenth century is when Shakespeare was noticed as an amazing play writer and poet. Shakespeare may have been an excellent play writer to most, but arguably was not the best.
Of his works, Hamlet is without question the most famous play in the English language. Probably written in 1601 or 1602, the tragedy is a milestone in Shakespeare's dramatic development; the playwright achieved artistic maturity in this work through his brilliant depiction of the hero's struggle with two opposing forces: moral integrity and the need to avenge his father's murder. Although four hundred years has passed, this tragedy has been sparkling with a peculiar beauty of its own. In Hamlet, Shakespeare wrote an incomparable profound tragedy of human spirit from a very common myth and vested the hero Hamlet with deep thoughts and emotions that many people possess. No wonder the famous writer Belinsky exclaimed: ¡°Hamlet ¡ is really great and profound: this is life, this is human being, this is you, this is me, this is everyone of us.¡± Hamlet was the young prince of Denmark.
He has been famous ever since all of his works. He wasn’t really recognized then, because people didn’t know or understand who he was, now people know what he has done. The table of Shakespeare's plays is uncertain, but a reasonable approximation of their order can be imply from dates of publication, references in contemporary writings, and resources in the plays to contemporary events, thematic relationships, and metrical and stylistic comparisons. One of his accomplishments was his famous tragedy; it was called “Romeo & Juliet”, written by Shakespeare at a somewhat connection in his literary career, most probably in 1594 or 1595. In Romeo and Juliet the main plot, in which the new love between Romeo and Juliet comes into conflict with the longstanding hatred between their families, is skillfully advanced, while the true development of minor characters supports and enriches it.
William Shakespeare lived a fascinating life during which he built up a good influential reputation. Most of his life was focused on his playwriting and acting career and his writings continue to be prominent even in today's culture. People wonder about his journey to becoming a playwright and what inspired him. It intrigues people how a man with only a simple grammar school education was able to write beautiful pieces. He wrote various plays and poems and is considered to be one of the most renowned writers of all time.
In the play Twelfth Night Shakespeare states “Be not afraid of greatness: some are born great, some achieve greatness and some have greatness thrust upon them” (Twelfth Night II.5.154). Shakespeare influenced every generation of writers since his death, and he continues to have an enormous impact on contemporary plays, movies, and poems. His plays have plots with many twists and turns providing an excellent exercise in logic. William Shakespeare is known worldwide because he is the greatest poet and playwright who ever lived, he influenced the world of literature, his plots were unoriginal, and because of his achievements he is now taught at school. To begin, Shakespeare is a well-known playwright and a tremendous poet.
At the age of eighteen he married Anne Hathaway who was eight years older than he. Their marriage was hurried because Anne was already pregnant (The Tragedies, 16). Shakespeare was the father of three children, two daughters and one son, Hamnet. At this time, Shakespeare was twenty-one, and the way he supported his family is unknown. In August of 1596, Hamnet died at the age of eleven (Shakespeare’s History).
Shakespeare died in 1616 and he was already famous for his plays before then. He is also known to write historical fiction or plays based on history. There is plenty of evidence to point out that with no doubt, Shakespeare did write his own plays. Shakespeare has been uncredited for his plays even though he is known as the author on record. His timeline can undoubtedly prove that he wrote plays, even though some of the plays were not produced until after he died, and that the ones that were produced are just as good as the plays produced after his death.
At the age of eighteen, Shakespeare had married twenty- six year old Anne Hathaway. They had three children: Susanna who was born in 1583 and twins Judith and Hamnet in 1585. Hamnet however had died at a very tender age. Shakespeare’s first two poems were Venus and Adonis and The Rape of Lucrece. In 1594 he joined the Lord of Chamberlain’s company of actors.
At the time of Shakespeare’s death, literary luminaries such as Ben Jonson hailed his works as timeless. Shakespeare’s works were collected and printed in various editions in the century following his death, and by the early eighteenth century his reputation as the greatest poet ever to write in English was well established. The unprecedented admiration garnered by his works led to a fierce curiosity about Shakespeare’s life, but the dearth of biographical information has left many details of Shakespeare’s personal history shrouded in mystery. Some people have concluded from this fact and from Shakespeare’s modest education that Shakespeare’s plays were actually written by someone else—Francis Bacon and the Earl of Oxford are the two most popular -candidates—but the support for this claim is overwhelmingly circumstantial, and the theory is not taken seriously by many scholars. In the absence of credible evidence to the contrary, Shakespeare must be viewed as the author of the thirty-seven plays and 154 sonnets that bear his name.