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Why did Robert greene call willam shakespeare an upstart crow?

Robert Greene called Shakespeare an "upstart crow" in 1592 because Shakespeare had not attended university as Greene, Marlowe and other playwrights of the time had. He was an (MORE)

Why did Robert greene call shakespeare Upstart Crow?

Shakespeare had only a grammar school education yet was competing  with writers who had graduated from university. That made him an  upstart. The implication of "crow" is no (MORE)