Presentation on theme: "The Man Himself An assortment of verified Shakespearean facts."— Presentation transcript:
The Man Himself An assortment of verified Shakespearean facts
A Universal Influence 24 of Uranus’ 27 moons are named after characters in 13 of Shakespeare’s plays. Titania, Oberon, Puck, Miranda, Caliban, Sycorax, Prospero, Setebos, Stephano, Trinculo, Francisco, Ferdinand, Cordelia, Ophelia, Bianca, Cressida, Desdemona, Juliet, Mab, Portia, Rosalind, Margaret, Perdita, and Cupid.
The reconstructed Globe The motto of the original Globe Theatre was and still is one of Shakespeare’s most quoted sayings: “totus mundus agit histrionem” or, “all the world’s a stage”.
Words, Words, Words. Shakespeare coined many of English’s most well- used phrases, including one fell swoop, vanish into thin air, play fast and loose, be in a pickle, foul play, tower of strength, flesh and blood, be cruel to be kind, and with bated breath. He also introduced 3,000 new words, including critical, frugal, excellent, barefaced, assassination, and countless.