William Shakespeare Task Essay

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William Shakespeare

William Shakespeare Task 1
Stratford-upon-Avon, UK 1564 he was born
He was born in Stratford-upon-Avon in the year 1564.
April 23, 1616 he was 52 when he died
Shakespeare died on April 23rd, 1616 at the age of 52.
He lived in Stratford-upon-Avon for most of his life.
He had six siblings altogether, three sisters and three brothers.
Hamnet Shakespeare, Judith Quiney, Susanna Hall were his children.
He married Anne Hathaway In the year 1582
His parents were John Shakespeare and Mary Shakespeare

William Shakespeare Task 2
He wrote 154 sonnets, poems and playwriting. Sonnets, a poem of fourteen lines using any of a number of formal rhyme schemes, in English typically having ten syllables per line.
Some of his history plays were: Henry VI, Richard III, Edward III
Some of his comedy plays were; The Comedy of Errors, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Twelfth Night
Some of his tragedy plays were; Hamlet and Macbeth and Romeo and Juliet
The main difference between a Shakespearean comedy and a tragedy is that tragedy plays include a conflict about defeat, shattered hopes, disappointment and extreme sorrow. The suffering normally happens to the main character, which is likely to suffer from death. Comedies were very popular. The Comedies were most enjoyed out of the 3 genres of Shakespeare plays. The actors had to do a lot of singing and dancing in the plays. (Plays normally ended with singing and dancing)
Macbeth was a tragedy play which was written in 1606.

William Shakespeare Task 3
By 1594, Shakespeare