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The Life and Times of William Shakespeare

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FC: The Life and Times of William Shakespeare | By, Federica Balboni


2: Geography | Religion | Achievements | Italian | -City-states - Oversea trade -Greece and Rome influences | The catholic church stopped enduring people to suffer in order for them to get to heaven | A time of major famous artist who's work is still well known today. Leonardo da Vinci- Painter, sculptor, inventor and scientist. Created the Mona Lisa and The Last Supper. Raphael Sanzio- Advances Realism- filled Walls of Pope Julius 11. Michaelangelo Buonarroti- Painted human bodies. Sistine chapel and statue of David. Influenced by classical art, forceful and show heroic grandeur.

3: Society | Economy | Political | Renaissance | -The city states of Florence had a republican form of government - After the Renaissance, Florence came under the rule of the powerful family, which was dictatorship | Commercial Revolution- Increased availability of trade goods and new ways of doing business changed the life in Europe All events led to the increased of trade and a wealthy economy | Humanism- An intellectual movement that focused on human potential achievements Men- artistic if educated, charming, witty, played music, athletic dance and sung. Women- Should be familiar to classics and be charming. Expected to inspire art not make it. People were crowded, wild experiences at plays and they had major sanitation

4: Geography | England Rural Pleasant land Narrow seas Islands City states London Main Cities; Charlecote, Stratford, Avon, Baddesley Clinton | Religion | Catholic and Puritans There were conflicts between them, Puritans were killed | Achievements | Elizabethan | England | Church Music Medieval Music String Wind and keyboard instruments Carpets Table clothes William Shakespeare was the most famous writer then

5: Renaissance | Politics | Monarchy Queen Elizabeth 1 | Economy | Trade in exotic imports from America, Caribbean, Indaa and China | Society | -Unequal society of wealth and poverty -Poor became poorer - Population was around 3,000,000 - Lived under threats of war

6: Italian and English Renaissance were similar in which they both were impacted by art greatly. They both had amazing artists that works are still famous today. They both had city states and located in Europe.People in both populations were catholic but not all the people. | Similarities of English and Italian Renaissance

7: Differences of English and Italian Renaissance | Italian and English Renaissance were also very different. They had a different form of government. The society in England was very unequal, you were either very poor or very wealthy. England had Queen Elizabethan.

8: My Life" | - William Shakespeare | I was born in 1564 and baptized on April 26, 1564 England. I died when I was 52 in 1616. When I grew up my father, John was a glove maker and my mother stayed at home. I attended school and left when I was 14 because my families wealth made a turning point and we experienced poverty. Within school I learned Latin, grammar, literature, performances and drama. I married Anne Hathaway and had 3 children, Hamnet, Susanna and Judith. Hamnet got the black plague and died at a young age. My family and I mostly lived in Stratford London. Anne died on August 6th, 1623 a few years after me.

9: Don't think: Look! -Ludwig Wittgenstein | My Career | - William Shakespeare | I am famous for my acting, my play writing and being an author of books and poetry. I moved to London to pursue my dreams. I constructed 37 plays within my entire life. The genres I wrote were history, comedy and tragedy. My first acting companies name was The Chamberlains Men, but later was switched to The King's Men. One of my best pieces was "Romeo and Juliet" I borrowed this idea from something I read called " The Tragical History of Romeus and Juliet."

10: The Language of My Time | - William Shakespeare | I would write my plays in early modern English. But people didn't actually speak the same way they did in real life opposed to how they spoke in my plays. | Art- Are Coz- Cousin Hark you- Listen Knave- Rascal Stay- Stop Thrice- 3 times | 'Tis- it is ope- open o'er- over gi' good ne'er- never e'er- ever oft- often e'ev- ever

11: The Globe Theatre | The Globe Theatre is where William Shakespeare's plays performed. The opening date was the summer of 1598. It was round and had not much seating. William pre-owned the Globe Theatre with James, Burbage, Robert and more. The play closed down a couple of times because of the bubonic plague. No females acting during this time period because they weren't educated so they were unable to read the lines and know what to do. Girls would spend there days at home with there mothers. The theatre was burnt down in 1613, 3 years before William died.

12: The Renaissance influenced literature and history. Throughout the Renaissance time period the most famous artist and writers were born, which are still very famous today. During the Renaissance there was so much to write about because everyone experienced so much and even though only the rich were educated the most, the rich were the ones who had the most creative ideas to write about. The Renaissance created such a huge history because it was so life changing in that time period. Even though people don't still live the same way they did during the Renaissance, it was a great way to live because the best art work has come out of it.

13: Works Cited Court, Wendy. “J.S. Holmes Fine Violins, LLC.” J.S. Holmes Fine Violins, LLC. Wendy Court, 10 Apr. 2012. Web. 27 Apr. 2012. . “Elizabethan England .” Wikki . N.p., n.d. Web. 27 Apr. 2012. . “Italian Renaissance Screen Saver .” Italian Renaissance Screen Saver . N.p., 8 Sept. 2011. Web. 27 Apr. 2012. .

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