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Why wernt women allowed to play the parts in William shakespeares plays?

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Acting was a part of the work force; during that time period, women were shunned if they did not stay as homemakers.
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Who did William Shakespeare write his plays with?

Shakespeare collaborated with other playwrights much less than most of his contemporaries, but some of his plays are clearly collaborations. The Two Noble Kinsmen is credited

What plays of William Shakespeare are most famous?

Shakespeare is most famous for the tragedies Hamlet, Othello, King Lear, Macbeth, Romeo and Juliet, Julius Caesar and Antony and Cleopatra; the comedies A Midsummer Night's Dr

What plays did William Shakespeare write?

William Shakespeare's plays are categorized as Histories, Comedies,  and Tragedies.    Comedies    The Tempest *  The Two Gentlemen of Verona  The Merry Wives

Where were the plays of William Shakespeare performed?

During Shakespeare's lifetime, his plays were performed: 1. In large, open-air theatres such as the Rose, the Theatre, the Globe, the Curtain, and Newington Butts. 2. In indoo

When was William Shakespeares last play?

Unfortunately we cannot really be certain which of his plays was the last one he wrote, or which was the last one to be performed. We can say for sure that based on the inform

What play did William Shakespeare write when he was 30?

Shakespeare turned 30 in 1594. He wrote a number of plays at around that time, although we cannot be exactly sure which. Romeo and Juliet, A Midsummer Night's Dream and Richar

Who did William Shakespeare write his plays for?

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Who played female parts in shakespeare plays?

Males played female parts in Shakespeare. This was not because women were not allowed to do anything in that time but cook clean and have children, since they had a much more

What play did William Shakespeare use the rose in?

Shakespeare uses the rose most often as a symbol of transient beauty, as in "Against the blown rose may they stop their nose That kneel'd unto the buds." (Antony and Cleopatra

What insults did William Shakespeare use in his plays?

You are not worth another word, else I'd call you knave. All's Well that Ends Well (2.3.262) I do desire we may be better strangers. As You Like It (3.2.248) He is deformed

Where did William Shakespeare present his plays and poems?

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