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William Shakespeare Life and work Pedro Paños Hernández 1º Bachillerato de Investigación
William Shakespeare William Shakespeare was an English playwright and poet. He is one of the most important writers in the world. His pieces are the most represented of all times in different languages. Shakespeare was born in Stratford, 23rd April 1564, He lived in the middle of a rich family. Shakespeare married Anne Hathaway and they had three kids. He died the 23rd April 1616 William Shakespeare
Sonnets Sonnets were published in 1609 154 poems written for twenty years Sensitive and serious poems First, they spoke about love for a young boy with whom he wanted to have kids. After those first, about love for a girl. - Venus and Adonis - The rape of Lucretia
Theatre Othelo (1603): It is a tragedy, which is focused on jealousy. Yago made Othelo feel jealous of his wife, Desdémona, and he killed her. Then Othelo hurt Yago and finally killed himself. His more important plays are: It’s a pure tragedy!
Romeo and Juliette (1591) This is the story of a forbidden love, because their families are opposite. Juliette must marry a sir, but she didn’t love him, so the day before the wedding she drank a venom which made hersleep her for 24 hours. Romeo should wake up Juliette and run away together, but when he saw Juliette, he thought that she was dead and he killed himself. When Juliette woke up and saw that Romeo was dead, she killed herself.
Hamlet(1600) Claudio killed the king, his brother, to be able to get marry with the queen. The king’s ghost appeared to Hamlet, the prince, and he told him who was the killer. Hamlet killed Polonio and Claudio, and Polonio’s son killed Hamlet. When the queen saw her dead son she drank some venom and died.
Adaptations There are a lot of adaptations of Shakespeare’ s plays, for example:
Sources Wikipedia English and Spanish version www.biografiasyvidas.com www.bibliotecasvirtuales.com