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FC: William Shakespeare By: Sydney Rheingold

1: The Renaissance influences literature and History because this time was a time of many different achievements. People were able to express what has or had happened in their life through their own work that they came up with. Like Shakespeare wrote a lot about what happened in his life. A lot of people really enjoyed writing about their lives and letting everyone else either read them or see them. It has changed a lot of peoples lives just by reading many different stories. | Essential Question: How Does the Renaissance influence literature and History?

2: Italian Renaissance and Elizabethan England | Similarities & Differences

3: There were many different similarities ween the Italian Renaissance and Elizabethan England. They both increased very big in education for all society. Another similarity is they focused a lot on humanism, which dealt with human potential and their achievements. It also told people how they were suppose to act and the expectations people had to follow. Both places also supported the arts and music during the time. With the amount of appreciation people had for the arts, they both experiences a traumatic boom. However there are many differences between them as well. The Italian Renaissance was known for their art work and for being very successful in trade. But unfortunately had no golden age like Elizabethan England did. Elizabethan England was also know more for writing poetry, plays etc.

4: WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE Born:April 26,1564 Died:August 1623

5: William Shakespeare was born on April 26 1564 and lived in Stratford England. He had 4 sisters and 3 of them were older than him. His dad was very successful being involved with the government, which allowed William to go to school. School was a privilege during the time, he would attend school Monday through Saturday from 6am to 5:30pm everyday. He was taught poetry, history, music, geometry, law and much more. Around the age of 14 he was pulled out of school because his family unfortunately became broke and couldn't pay for his education any longer. Because he had the time in school, once he was pulled out he realized how much he enjoyed writing. When he got older he married Anne Hathaway and had three children with her, Susanna, Hamnet, and Judith. When Hamnet was the age of 11 he died causing a lot of pain to his family. On August 6, 1623 his wife died causing him great sorrow.


7: William is famous for three professions, for being an actor, play writer, and a poet. He moved back to London in 1592 to work on his theater work. He has written 37 plays, but aside from plays he also wrote sonnets and poems. The name of his acting company was Lord Chamberlains Men until 1603 when it was changed to King's Men. Queen Elizabeth ruled England from 1508 until the death of King James. She helped William become successful by starting many religious conflicts with the country. He built his theater outside London because he didn't want to deal with all of the other competition. The Globe Theater was opened on September 21, 1599, a very large open spaced theater. In 1613 Edward demolished Williams theater, after they rebuilt it all theaters were permitted to me closed for 2 years because Puritans found the theater a bad place to go to.

8: The Language of Shakespeare's Time

9: Shakespeare used to write his plays in Early Modern English art- are 'tis- it is coz- cousin ope- open hark you- listen o'er- over knave- a young boy gi'- give stay- to be still ne'er- never thrice- 3 times I'-I e'er- ever Oft- often a'- a e'ev- ever

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