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William Shakespeare was an English poet and playwright, widely regarded as the greatest writer in the English language and the world's preeminent dramatist. He is often called England's national poet and the "Bard of Avon."
"The hamlet of Shottery was only a mile from the town of Stratfordwhere William Shakespeare lived with his family. Anne Hathawaywould have often visited the town and would have therefore had theopportunity to meet William Shakespeare. At this time Anne wouldhave been 26 and William 18. A...
  Without a doubt, the arresting and puzzlilng saga of the Grand Duchess Anastasia wpuld be at the top[ of the list of a modern Bard. Shakespeare was well aware of royal and noble power struggles-e.g. Macbeth, It would be interesting to see how he would handle Dame Stasia, please don"t make her...
William Shakespeare was an English author and playwright. His  earliest play is believed to be The Two Gentleman of Verona,  although it could be The Taming of the Shrew.
It is called a 'ruff', and was worn in Western Europe between the mid-sixteenth century to the mid-seventeenth.
He gives her until his own wedding, in four days. He wants  everything settled so he can enjoy his nuptuals.
Romeo's infatuation with Rosaline causes him to crash the Capulet's  feast where he first encounters Juliet. That's the best answer I  can make from the vague question.
Since we have no records of Shakespeare's private thoughts, there is no way we can answer this question.
Well, I don't know who wee Ken is, but the infatuation with  Rosaline is there to motivate Romeo crashing the party so he can  meet Juliet. It points to his immaturity.
The sign of the Globe Playhouse was Atlas holding up the earth. If  you meant Reign, he wrote under the reigns of Elizabeth I and James  I.
He liked to get involved and do work he should more properly have delegated to others.
It depends on what production you saw. There is no specific song  included in Shakespeare's script.
Shakespeare probably meant to convey the message about the  pleasures that one can extract from the nature. When he says  'sermons in stones', he probably hints the readers to scrutinize  and grasp the eternal messages from natural surroundings.  Similarly, 'books in running brooks' conveys the...
"To thine own self be true / And it must follow like the night the  day / Thou canst not then be false to any man."
Every good play is really two plays: one we follow from beginning  to end , and one we see from the end to the beginning. The forward  play is about Antonio repaying the debt. The retrospective play is  about showing mercy.
Julius Caesar the play written by William Shakespeare is a tragedy.  Julius Caesar is betrayed and killed by his friend Brutus. The  famous line Et tu Brute; and you Brutus.
St. Peter's Church. In Verona, Italy.     Romeo and Juliet are married by Friar Lawrence. The marriage is  carried out in secret, so it is almost certainly at his cell  (mentioned several times in the play). The marriage happens  off-stage (though some modern productions have them kneel...
Mercutio, the first to go, dies within minutes of his stabbing by  Tybalt. Tybalt dies almost immediately upon Romeo stabbing him.  Paris dies soon after Romeo stabs him in the churchyard. Lady  Montague dies offstage; how long she lingers is not reported. Romeo  dies within seconds of drinking...
He tells her the story of his life, all of the advantures and close  calls in battle.
A second person singular present tense of can
Tybalt, he killed mecurito (romeos bro.)
Sir Toby Belch should check into rehab.Either Viola is a pretty masculine woman or Sebastian is a pretty effeminate man.Feste shouldn't give up his day job."Come away, come away death" is a highly depressing start for a song.Chucking someone into a dark room is a nasty way to treat them just for...
The Globe's capacity was 1500, but often held over 3000 people.  Unless you were wealthy and sat in the balcony, it was standing  room only.
The Capulets are Juliet's family, the rivals of the Montigues,  Romeo's family. The name has no special meaning other than that,  any more than Montigue has any special meaning.
Yes. It burned to the ground in 1613, but was rebuilt bigger and  better in 1614.
Tybalt challenges Romeo to a sword fight, which Romeo declines, but  Mercutio accepts in Romeo's place. Tybalt wounds Mercutio when  Romeo attempts to break up their fight. Mercutio dies and, in a  rage, Romeo kills Tybalt. This results in the Prince banishing  Romeo for life, only hours after...
The Mechanicals use a rough prosaic English. The lovers use a  refined level of English, and the Fairies use a highly poeticized  English.
It means that Capulet is angry. He wants to hit Juliet! He is becoming violent.
The Elizabethans had a broad variety of jobs which they could do. Many were still peasant farmers, the Wal-mart greeters of the Middle Ages. However, manufactured goods were made by craftsmen, not in factories, and each craft involved special skills and training. Metalworking was done by smiths, but...
They married after knowing each other for one day.
There are diagrams and descriptions of The Globe, based on the  reconstruction, all over the internet.
Men and boys acted, and sometimes the boys (who played women) died  from lead poisoning due to large amounts in the makeup they wore.  The groundlings, or people who stood in the floor, often threw  rotten fruit at actors or booed them. Other than those setbacks,  they were watched by all of...
It establishes Iago as a master manipulatior, Roderigo as his  foolish pawn, that Otherllo has eloped with Desdimona against her  father's wishes, and that Barbantio will try to prevent the  marriage of his daughter to The Moor.
1. "… your daughter and the Moor are making the beast with two  backs. …"   2. "Keep up your bright swords for the dew will rust them."   3. "She loved me for the dangers I had passed / And I loved her  that she did pity them. / That was the only witchcraft that I  used."   4. "I am...
No, Julius Caesar was not a Christian. Christianity was started byJesus who was born at least 44 years after Caesar lived.
He threatens to disown her and throw her out on the street.
Because the friar is romeo's homie and ride or die yah know. and  cause juliet was thirsty for romeo and the only person she could  turn to is DUH Friar. Also the friar is a trustworthy person cause  hes like a priest or something and who wouldnt trust anyone related  to god? I mean he's like...
He believes that she took pity on him because of his strange and  difficult life.
To have Juliet go to the church to confess and to have Juliet meet Romeo at the Church the next day.
It is an absurdist play about the nature of death: comic-ironic.
Hamlet is making comparisons between the emotions which the actors  portray and real emotions as they are felt by people. Just prior,  the lead actor had given a very moving speech and had managed to  make tears run down his face, now Hamlet, who has every cause for  an emotional tirade, must...
That the turks's want to attack Cyprus, but they see that the turks' are trying to confuse them by attacking Rhode first, making them believe that they won't attack Cyprus, but they will because that's just a distraction.DOES ANYONE KNOW HOW THIS RELATES TO WHAT HAPPENS LATER IN THE STORY?? THANKS!!...
Essays are not really for proving things. You need to assemble the  facts and then write clearly about them. You can only use the  historical information we have, so 'proof' really doesn't come into  it. You should be clear whether you are discussing the original  Globe or the modern...
More likely you are talking about the rhetorical device apostrophe, in which a speech is delivered to an abstraction or inanimate object incapable of understanding it, or someone who is not present as in "O true apothecary; thy drugs are quick."
Oberon wants Titania to fall in love with some vile thing so she will have no afection for the boy stolen from the Indian King anymore. This way, he can take the boy as a servant and won't have Titania in the way. Later Oberon plans to cure the love spell from the Queen using a herb.
he wanted to show how tragic the story really was with out going out of the form
You can be a good father by listening to your children,talking to them like for example how was your day and if they not so good then ask them what happened, and also always share the most happiest moments. =D
some answer this question now! please! i need to know the answer!
William Shakespeare died in 1616 at the age of 52.
There was a plague. All of the theaters were closed for public  health reasons.
William Shakespeare was the first person to record 10'000 words and phrases that are still used today.
1. Women of all classes were mostly expected to marry, and to run a household, which was an extremely demanding job in Shakespeare's day. 2. Women in those days were expected to be the family doctor. 3. Women were expected to be very good organizers. 4. Upper-class women had to manage the estate...
  Yes. Ann gve birth to twins in 1585, a boy Hamnet and a girl, Judith. Hamnet died at the age of 11 from the Black Death. Judith grew up to marry and have children of her own.
Hamlet's will s not his own because he has obligation to the state.
William Shakespeare's son was Hamnet Shakespeare. He died when he was 11 years old.
The workers and general people of Rome are celebrating the triumph of Julius Caesar over Pompey.They are celebrating Caesar's defeat of the sons of Pompey.
Hamlet's feeling of death is a well developed theme in the play. Hamlet starts off talking about death even though he is not familiar with it. As the play develops, Hamlet starts being more acquainted with this theme. Many parts of the play are good reference points to how acquainted with death he...
William Shakespeare died before his wife and two daughters, Susanna and Judith, but his only son died when he was 11, of unknown causes. Um, hope that answers your questions, I'm doing homework on him right now so i thought i would answer your question cause i was looking it up too :D
The plot of Macbeth is that in the effort to stop the predictions  of the three witches he brings it about. His attempt to fight his  own fate sealed it tighter with the death of Duncan starting the  dominoes falling.
he was fat when as he got older
Ferdinand is the son of Alonso, King of Naples. He is separated from his father and companions following the shipwreck and stumbles upon Prospero and Miranda. He falls in love with Miranda and later becomes her husband.
balthasar, a servant to romeo, was keeping an eye out for romeo in Verona. and when he found out that Juliet was supposedly dead he went and alerted romeo
All 38 plays which we recognize as Shakespeare's were published before 1634 in some form. We are very fortunate in that two friends of Shakespeare's, Heminges and Condell, decided after his death to publish a compendium of his plays. William Shakespeare's plays were published in 1623, about seven...
Hamlet comes to the conclusion (in the previous sentence) that what comes after death must "give us pause"... must in a sense give us peace from the toils of life. So he concludes: "there's the respect that makes calamity of so long life." paraphrased: That is an angle(respect) that makes a long...
Shakespeare overcame many problems in theater, but also in life. One of these things he overcame in life was being an eighteen year old and haveing a wife and child to take care of.
When Julius Caesar saw that his dear friend Marcus Brutus was also heading to kill him(and eventually did), he could not take the pain and exclaimed 'Et tu brute'(Latin)- 'You also Brutus'.
Friar Laurence in Romeo and Juliet, appears to play a small role, because of his mere seven scenes. However, closer examination reveals that the Friar plays a fundamental role in the development of the story. He is a confidant to Romeo, moves the plot, and is instrumental to the tragedy at the end...
Shakepeare brought very important and useful things to high school English classes and made people think of deeper meaning. He also made an impact in modern day plays. The Twilight Series and Westside Story are popular spin offs from Romeo and Juliet. There are many others but I am not going to list...
Iago offers the handkerchief as the supposed proof of Desdemona's  infidelity.
He may have seen a performance by a travelling group of players which came through Stratford. Or possibly no group of travelling players got that far north. It's just a guess.
Shakespeare's occupations were Writing plays, sonnets and acting.
Queen Elizabeth the first reined when romeo and juliet was written   William Shakespeare wrote Romeo and Juliet in 1595, during the reign of Queen Elizabeth the First.
Where? At Capulet's house. Why? It is an old accustomed feast, basically a tradition. When? In Act 1 Scene 5 of Romeo and Juliet.
You are probably thinking of 'a (the apostrophe comes before the a) which was a slangy way of saying "he". The character who uses it the most is Mistress Quickly in Henry IV and Henry V. Also "And then my husband--God be with his soul, 'a was a merry man." - Nurse, Romeo&Juliet. It's an archaic...
The story of West Side Story was based on Romeo and Juliet, a play  by William Shakespeare. The Jets and the Sharks correspond to the  Capulets and the Montagues and Verona is changed to New York City.
William Shakespeare was born in the United Kingdom, specifically  England, in 1564. Queen Elizabeth I was the reigning monarch at the  time.
Maybe. Romeo and Juliet acted impulsively, and were pretty much attracted to each other based on their physical beauty rather that what is on the inside. Think about it: they met, got engaged and married after just a few hours. If they took the time to know each other better, then they would have...
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