William Shakespeare

William Shakespeare
Carry out: pupil 8B class
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William Shakespeare
Some years later
Shakespeare began to write plays.
The parents did not even guess that
their son would be such an
important figure in English poetry
and drama and that his plays would
still be acted four hundred years
later in England and all over the
world. By 1592 Shakespeare was
an important member of well-known
company. In 1599 the famous Globe
Theatre was built on the south bank
of the river Thames. In that theatre
most of his plays were performed. It
William Shakespeare was born in April 1564. His was a round building with the stage
in the center, open to the sky. If it
father was a rich citizen whose business was making
was raining, the actors got wet; if
and selling leather gloves. His mother was the
the weather was too bad, there was
daughter of an important farmer. When he was
no performance at all. By 1630
nineteen, William married Anne. She was a farmer’s
daughter and she was some years older than himself. Shakespeare was the leading poet
and dramatist of his time. He
During that year he may have helped his father in the
continued to write for the next ten
family business or he may have been a country
years. In 1613 he finally stopped
schoolmaster for a time, we don’t know exactly.
writing and went to live in Stratford
Shakespeare had three children: Susannah,
where he died in 1616. He is buried
eldest, then twins – a son, Hamnet, and another girl,
in Stratford-on-Avon.
Judith. In 1587 Shakespeare went to work in London,
leaving Anne and the children at home.
«Romeo and Juliett»
«But soft! What light through yonder window breaks?
It is the East, and Juliet is the sun!
Arise, fair sun, and kill the envious moon,
Who is already sick and pale with grief
That thou her maid art far more fair than she.»
«I want you to stop talking. You always lie like a newspaper-it doesn't
matter what sort of tale you tell, no one's going to believe you. »
«Мой милый гений, этот век жесток.
Невольно все мы пленники прогресса,
Не видящие в двух березках леса,
Не слышащие в трех аккордах рок.»
«Быть иль не быть - вот в этом вопрос; что
лучше для души – терпеть пращи и стрелы
яростного рока или, на море бедствий
ополчившись покончить с ними?»