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William Shakespear 1564-1616 by Felix and Susann.

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1 William Shakespear by Felix and Susann

2 Biography Born 1564 in Stardfort-upon-Avon Mother wealthy Went to grammar school Lost Years ( ) Married 1582 Anne Hathaway – three children Moved to London Lost Years ( ) – only four documents Died April 23rd, 1616 in Stardfort-upon-Avon

3 Career At the age of 20 he wrote his first play Often takes part in his own plays as an actor Owner and builder of the famous Globe Theater in London Is known for his linguistic talents in his plays („to hear a play“)

4 Works 38 plays, 154 sonnets, two long narrative poems, and several other poems Most important works: - Romeo and Juliet; The Tragedy of Julius Caesar; Hamlet, Prince of Denmark; Othello; 1604

5 Connection to Brave New World Titel from Shakespear´s play „The Tempest“ John, finds a book of him and refers to Shakespear by quoting Appearance of Shakespears`s worldview Huxley uses Shakespear´s ideas in his story

6 Resources akespeare.htm akespeare.htm shakespeare.org.uk/william-shakespeare- lost-years.htm shakespeare.org.uk/william-shakespeare- lost-years.htm


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