Shakespeare, Cervantes, and Inca de la Vega

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William Shakespeare was a great English playwright, writer and poet who lived during the late sixteenth and early seventeenth centuries. Shakespeare is considered to be the greatest playwrights of all time in the world. No other writer’s plays, such as Macbethand Romeo and Juliet, have been produced so many times or read so widely in so many countries as his. He is generally considered to be both the greatest dramatist in the world, and the best poet who has written in the English language. Many explanations can be given for Shakespeare’s talent and fame. His fame basically is from his great understanding of human nature itself. He was able to find widespread human qualities and put them in a certain situation creating characters that are everlasting. Sometimes they are successful in life, and sometimes their lives end up being full of pain, suffering, and failure. Shakespeare had a great influence on the culture, literature, and English language throughout the world. He contributed greatly to the development of the English language in itself. Many words and phrases from Shakespear...

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