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1 Shakespeare’s Plays By Andy Lee

2 The Plays Still read and performed today Genres: comedy, historic, tragedy, a mix The plays’ topics are similar to present-day themes

3 A Midsummer Night’s Dream Love triangles Forced marriage Love fights Similar themes in Korean dramas A comical play

4 Romeo and Juliet A tragedy A couple’s families do not get along The couple is separated and they plan to run away Both die in the end

5 Macbeth Macbeth, a powerful man murders the king Main themes – greed, lust, betrayal In the end, many characters die, including Macbeth

6 Influence of the Plays Huge impact on English literature/language In Shakespeare’s time, his plays were very popular Coined many English words Some people think that Shakespeare did not write the plays

7 References "A Midsummer Night's Dream at Absolute Shakespeare." Absolute Shakespeare - plays, quotes, summaries, essays Aug "Shakespeare Authorship." Shakespeare Authorship. 21 Aug "Shakespeare plays at AbsoluteShakespeare.com." Absolute Shakespeare - plays, quotes, summaries, essays Aug


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