He also studied at Gray’s Inn where many plays took place. Edward was very good at writing plays and his contacts with Queen Elizabeth and The Earl of Southapton were very helpful with getting his plays out and public. The name William Shakespeare was just a pen name that was used by Edward De Vere to cover up his identity because playwriting was “beneath the dignity of nobility. Powerful people, like Lord Burghley, and even Queen Elizabeth, would have been embarrass... ... middle of paper ... ...are there would have been an increase in popularity of his plays. Very little is known about Shakespeare, this is another reason why the Oxfordian theory is believed by many.
Some experts have said that Francis Bacon, a philosopher who lived around the same time, was the true author of the plays. People can not believe that Shakespeare, who came from an ordinary background, could have written such great works of literature. In 1995, a Shakespeare Oxford Society Home Page and a new electronic magazine were started for the purpose of bringing the news of this continuing debate to a global audience. Shakespeare's plays, as we know them, are now performed all over the world in hundreds of languages. The reason his work is so popular is that Shakespeare wrote about human nature, and how people behave.
In 1564, a man was born by the name of William Shakespeare. He was born to a poor family, was given little education, and had no interaction with sophisticated society. Thirty-eight plays and over 150 sonnets are not attributed to this ignorant man. Those who believe that Shakespeare was the author have no definitive proof but instead point to Hamlet’s declaration: "The play’s the thing(Satchell 71)." The true author, however, lies hidden behind he name of Shakespeare. Edward de Vere the premier Earl of Oxford is not only considered a great poet in history, but he may also be the great playwright who concocted the sonnets and plays which are now attributed to William Shakespeare of Stratford, England.
William Shakespeare was the greatest English playwright of all time, and he has influenced so many people throughout the world. Shakespeare lived in Stratford, which is where he spent his childhood and attended school during the 1500s (Rubinstein 2014, 29). His importance revolves around the fact that he could integrate human emotions into his writings, as well as the characters be described as they looked in that time period. Shakespeare’s ability to transcend time and culture with his stories made him a great influence to many modern day storytellers (Mabillard 2014, 1). Shakespeare has had such a powerful effect on people leading up to modern times that someone can quote Shakespeare and not even know they did (Mabillard 2014, 2).
William Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet William Shakespeare was born in 1564 in Stratford-upon-Avon to John and Mary Shakespeare. He grew up learning Latin grammar and literature mainly at a grammar school in Stratford. By 1592 Shakespeare was in the public eye for writing many successful plays which other playwrights were clearly jealous of. Shakespeare wrote Romeo and Juliet between 1589 and 1595 after he got the idea from Arthur Brooke’s poem “The Tragicall Historye of Romeus and Juliet” which was written in 1562. As well as the play being written many times it has also been written in other languages.
Did he go to school, get married, have children and how did he start writing. Also how did William Shakespeare come up with the great play that I got to read called The Tragedy of Macbeth? William Shakespeare is a person that is very famous for the poems and play that wrote. He is a poet that went from being known as a poet from someone that wrote many different things. But before we start talking about his writing time we will go back to when he was just born.
There are many of great writers of our past but the one that stands out the most would have to be William Shakespeare. William Shakespeare wrote plays and other literary pieces in the late 15 hundreds and early 16 hundreds that we still read and study today. Some of his well known pieces he wrote were Romeo and Juliet, Hamlet, Macbeth, and Julius Caesar. He wrote a wide variety of pieces being from poetry, tragedies, and even comedies. Even though William Shakespeare's writing wasn't as popular at the time, today his work is very popular and many people worldwide still look at it today.
William Faulkner's Use of Shakespeare Throughout his career William Faulkner acknowledged the influence of many writers upon his work--Twain, Dreiser, Anderson, Keats, Dickens, Conrad, Balzac, Bergson, and Cervantes, to name only a few--but the one writer that he consistently mentioned as a constant and continuing influence was William Shakespeare. Though Faulkner’s claim as a fledgling writer in 1921 that “[he] could write a play like Hamlet if [he] wanted to” (FAB 330) may be dismissed as an act of youthful posturing, the statement serves to indicate that from the beginning Shakespeare was the standard by which Faulkner would judge his own creativity. In later years Faulkner frequently acknowledged Shakespeare as a major inspiration and influence, once noting, “I have a one-volume Shakespeare that I have just about worn out carrying around with me” (FIU 67). Faulkner’s recorded interviews and conversations contain references to a number of Shakespeare's works and characters, including Hamlet, Macbeth, Henry IV, Henry V, A Midsummer Night's Dream, Romeo and Juliet, the sonnets, Falstaff, Prince Hal, Lady Macbeth, Bottom, Ophelia, and Mercutio. In 1947 he told an Ole Miss English class that Shakespeare’s work provides “a casebook on mankind,” adding, “if a man has a great deal of talent he can use Shakespeare as a yardstick” (Webb and Green 134).
Romeo and Juliet have the most well known love story of all time, even though some people have never even read it. This is the impact Shakespeare has had on literature. He wrote plays over a century ago, yet they are still known and popular, such as Midsummer Night’s Dream, Hamlet, Macbeth, and of course Romeo and Juliet. Shakespeare’s work should be taught in school due to that fact that he made so many advancements in the English language, he is a popular reference, and his works explain how people used to live and speak. William Shakespeare made significant advancements in the English language from the help of his influence in theatre.
Playwrights catered to this patriotism by writing chronicles, or history plays, Sh... ... middle of paper ... ...aying the lives of kings and royalty in most human terms. He also begins the interweaving, in these histories of comedy and tragedy. This would become one of his stylistic signatures. Due to this talent one seeing a Shakespearean play got a does of culture, history, and grammar all in one sitting. Shakespeare knew his history well, but often he changed the simple facts to suit the medium of the play.