Brochure~William Shakespeare..

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At the age of 18, William was
Early Life
married to a woman by the name of Anne
Hathaway, who was 26 at the time. After
getting married, William began a
successful career in London as an actor,
writer and owned a couple of businesses
alongside.
There is no record evidence of
Behavior and Attitude
William
Shakespeare
this, but it is said that William went to,
“Stratford Grammar School,” and studied
literature through classical Latin authors.
As you may assume, William was
very rich because of his occupation, which
as were all aware of, he was one of
histories, best English writers.
At the age of thirteen, it is said
that he discontinued his education, so he
could help his father financially.
From many sources, it is said that
William had both feminine and masculine
traits. Also, he had a very magnetic
personality that attracted many critics, like
Robert Greene, who was one of William’s
very first critics that found him.
Basic Information
Date of birth: April 26, 1564
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Date of death: April 23, 1616
Where he originated from; Stratford-
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upon-Avon, United Kingdom
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Full name: William(no recorded
middle name) Shakespeare
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William lived until he was 52.
One of Shakespeare’s relatives,
on his mother’s side, William
Arden, was arrested for plotting
against Queen Elizabeth!
When Shakespeare died he was
buried in the Holy Trinity
Church.
William invented the word
“assassination.”
William lived through the “Black
Death, which killed over 33,000
people and just happened to miss
him.
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By: Ona 9A
“The greatest recorded English Writers!”
1564-1616
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Achievements
“Some are born great, some achieve greatness,
and some have greatness thrust upon them.”
Achievements
In Total William has written
Direct Quotes
Family
William’s family consisted of
eight children and he was the third
around 38 plays and 158 sonnets.
oldest. His father was a glove maker
Some of his most popular productions
and, his mother was the daughter of a
include: “Romeo and Juliet,”
wealthy landowner.
“Hamlet,” and “Macbeth.” These
plays are still even known and loved
today.
He has three children, Susanna
“God has given you one face, and
“Love all, trust a few, do wrong to none.”
you make yourself another.”
Hall, Hamnet Shakespeare and Judith
Quiney. In addition, only six months
During the starting of his
after getting married, he had his first
career, he mainly did comedies or
child, who was their only daughter,
historical based plays, but his style
Susanna.
changed as trends did, making his
Overall Appearance
writing and productions vary in
subject. In addition, when the closure
of the theatres took place in around
1593, William had to turn to poetry.
He came up with
two successful
pieces, “Venus and
Adonis,” and “The
Rape of Lucrece.”
William’s
Even though we didn’t have any real
evidence of what he looked like except for
said that had a moustache/beard, and wasn’t
the slimiest,
he wore
what every
“There is nothing either good or bad but
thinking makes it so.”
middle class
man wore,
so you could
popular and
say he was
famous that they were translated to all
trendy.
major understood languages.
After observering a few of his pictures, it also
~William Shakespeare
~William Shakespeare
looks like he has his left ear pierced. Usually,
and admired, during his acting career,
William’s style changed, as styles grew
he preformed in front of Queen
popular and outdated, this also applied
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“A fool thinks himself to be wise, but a wise
man knows himself to be a fool.”
pictures or paintings found of William. It is
plays were so
Also, his works got so loved
“It is not in the stars to hold our destiny but in
ourselves.”
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towards his style in writing.
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