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    William Shakespeare no one knows really much about the guy we don’t really even know what he really looks like although his name is familiar to nearly English speaking person. His birthday is a guess and what his life will always be a mystery. Around 1588 Shakespeare and his family moved to London and within a few years he had achieved some success as an actor. Shakespeare maybe did not write his plays but his plays influenced many people to write songs and movies. William Shakespeare didn’t write

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    William Shakespeare On April 26, 1564, John Shakespeare's son, William, was baptized at the Stratford Parish Church. No one knows for certain when his birthday was. (Brown 22) It was thought that young Shakespeare began attending school at the age 7, in Stratford. (Wadsworth 344) Before Shakespeare reached the age of 13, his family endured hardships. Shakespeare's formal schooling ceased. At that time, William may have begun helping his father in the gloving business. (Wright 22) 'There is historical

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    William Shakespeare William Shakespeare was born in Statfordon-Avon, England in April 1564. The son of John Shakespeare a Glover and his mother Mary Arden who came of wealthy framing family. William Shakespeare was the eldest of three sons there were also four daughters, only one of his sisters out lived William. From when Shakespeare died there has been lots of books written about Shakespeare and his works. Such as Shakespeare in his Brie Lives written by Aurbery in the 17th century and

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    	William Shakespeare was one of the best authors, actors/playwrights of all time. William's poetry was full of images from nature, gardening, agricultural, pursuits, and country folklore. He was born and died on exactly the same date 52 years later. William has written a total of 37 plays including articles of time, love, death, friendship and the immortality of poetry. William was exceptionally good at his work and he generated a few enemies along the way. 	William was born in Stratford-upon-Avon

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    William Shakespeare William Shakespeare was able to, through his writings , lead the readers to examine their own social corlas, judgment, and wisdom. The most remarkable quality of his works is that even when we read them today, we still examine ourselves. He was able to accomplish their task as well as any writer of any era. Shakespeare's writings allow his readers to question the social climate of their day. (Bender 13). William Shakespeare was born in Stratford-on-Avon in Warwickshire located

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    William Shakespeare was born on April 23, 1564 and died of unknown causes at the age of 52 on his birthday on April 23, 1616. The education Shakespeare received included learning to speak and write in Latin. At that time, Shakespeare would have been expected to translate Latin to English and English to Latin. He also studied the works of classical authors and dramatists such as Ovid, Plautus, Horace, Virgil, Cicero, and Seneca. When Shakespeare was 14, he left school and not much is known of his

  • William Shakespeare

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    William Shakespeare was born in 1564, in Stratford, located in the center of England. His dad, John, was a trained glove maker, who was married to Mary Arden. She was the daughter of Robert Arden, who was a farmer in a nearby village of Wilmcote. John was also served on the town council for many years, becoming mayor in 1568. He was also involved in money lending and he traded wool. After 2 tries of having a child, and failed, William was born. He had 5 other siblings, but one of them died in their

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    William Shakespeare William Shakespeare, the most famous of all English writers, has written many works. One such work is Much Ado About Nothing, a comedy that includes humor, love, and deceit. Several incidents in the life of the author influenced him to write this play in the fashion that he did. These events come from his life and the point in history in which he lived, thus producing Much Ado About nothing. Shakespeare's life has very much to do with the style of his writing as his stories

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    William Shakespeare a man of mystery who burst and lacerated through all boundaries and barriers to reach the zenith of writing. Shakespeare was surmised to be born on April 23 1564. Scholars theorize and debate if Shakespeare obtained education at the age of six or seven at the school of Stratford Grammar School , 200 yards off of his birth place and adjacent to his home. Shakespeare had been expunged of the Stratford facility due to his fathers financial problems and obligations. There was notoriety

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    William Shakespeare William Shakespeare is an extraordinary poet and playwright. His works express all emotions and meanings. As you will read, you will explore the life and times of Shakespeare. You will learn about his successes and his struggles. William Shakespeare was a magnificent asset to the world. In Stratford, Avon in Warwickshire on April 23, 1564, a legend was born. His name was William Shakespeare. He was baptized in the Holy Trinity church three days later. Shakespeare also died in