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How many years has it been since Shakespeare's day
400
What country did Shakespeare live in
England
The ruler of shakespeare's day
Queen Elizabeth 1
What year was Shakespeare born
1564
Where was shakespeare born
stratord on avon
shakespeare's parents
john and mary
what WS's father did for a living
a glover, a leathermaker, later on a balif
what did WS do at school?
translated text from english to latin and vice versa
from what age was WS expected to speak latin?
8
what festifal did WS see as a child?
Kennelworth
Who was WS's wife
Anne Hathaway
How much older was WS's wife than him?
8 years
When did Anne Hathaway become pregnant?
she was 26, he 18
4 possible jobs WS could have had in his 20's
Soldier, sailer, schoolmaster, traveler
WS's three children
Suzeanna, Hamnet, Judith
Accused WS of being an upstart, egotistical and ungrateful
robert greene
WS dedicated 2 poems to
earl of south hampton
short poems WS wrote to a young man and dark lady
sonnets 18 and 130
how many plays did WS produce?
37
Writing at night meant he would have to buy ______ and ________ so he probably wrote in _______-
paper and candles, pubs
what happened in the 1590's that shut down theatres
the plague
how many people were dying of the plague each week and what chance did u have of dying if u caught it?
1,00 per week, 72%
1596 WS lost what?
his son
3 things WS competed with
barebaiting, brothels, gambling
How WS described himself
a poet
what WS left his wife
his 2nd best bed
year WS died
1616 at 52 years
what year WS's first folio released
1623
acting or serving to cut down or destroy
withering
e excusing of an offense without exacting a penalty
pardon
shiftless, lazy
idle
dedicated to a sacred purpose
consecrate
to avoid, to abstain from
abjure
to declare as a matter of fact
avouch
exciting or deserving hatred or repungance
odious
to voice disaproval of
reprehend
formal or ceremonius observance of an occasion or event
solemnity
a cause of trouble
vexation
a widow holding property
dowager
a manner of walking or moving on foot
gait
to steal
filch
quick and light in motion
nimble
a right or immunity granted as a peculiar benefit, advantage or favor
privilege
compensation for a loss or injury
amends
lack of subtlety or penetration
simplicity
conformity to a standard of right
virtue
personal bravery
valor
an illicit lover
paramour
a model of excellence or perfection
paragon
the worship of a physical object as a god
idolatry
high rank, office or position
dignity
to speak out in anger
chide
room
chamber
i accepted/excepted all of the rules on the list accept/except the very last one it was just un-acceptable/exceptable
accepted/except/acceptable
when a child is adapted/adopted, he needs to adapt/adopt to his environment he needs to accept/except his surroundings and adapt/adopt a good attitued
adopted/adapt/accept/adopt
do you have any advise/advice for the new bride? well i would advise/advice her to make sure she marries the right man
advice/advise
how did that news affect/effect the world? i'm not sure i think the effects/affects are quite damaging
affect/effects
are you all ready/already i all ready/already said i was all ready/already
all ready/already/all ready
are you alright/all right?
all right
there are alot/a lot of people here well of course, a lot/alot of people like the plays
a lot/ a lot
between/among the four of us, i think jean has the best shot but between/among you and i, it should be me
among/between
anyway/anyways i think that jen is making a mocker of the whole event she can't even accept/except that she has lost a lot/alot of people think she is making a big mistake she has all ready/already made up her acceptance/exceptance speech. stupid bitch.
anyway/accept/a lot/ already/acceptance
can/may i borrow/lend that book from you? i'll bring/take it back to you tomorrow! i promise. just borrow/lend it to me today, and i can/may have it back to you tomorrow.
may/borrow/bring/lend/can
bring/take this silly book to jake before he knows i lent/borrowed it without his knowledge
take/borrow
if i had choose/chose right now, i'd choose/chose the blue carpeting. but jackie all ready/already choose/chose. the choose/chose the silver. it looks stupid in her house but she choose/chose what she wanted
choose/choose/already/chose/chose/chose
what a capital/capitol/the Capitol idea! we could go to the capital/capitol/the Capitol of the country this week for a field trip and while we are there we can see capital/capitol/the Capitol building.
capital/capital/the Capitol
if i can/may ask are you all right/alright? i can/may bring/take you a glass of water
may/all right/can/bring
you are all together/altogether wrong mrs. maloprop isn't worried but we need to go all together/altogether as a group and tell her she needs to watch her wordws. she needs to accept/except the fact that her words affect/effect the kids. they'll never learn with her being stupid. she needs to adopt/adapt a better attitude anyway/anyways that would be my advice/advise
altogther/all together/ accept/affect/adopt/anyway/advice
to be in exile of a land forever
banish
one who brings justice for wrong acts, vindicator
avenger
to relieve or bring peace to
assuage
festive in a mood to celebrate
convivial
mean and selfish, pernicious
malignant
in one's favor pleasing or favorable
auspicious
to take offense
umbrage
spite or hatefulness
scourge
unable to be reversed
irrevocable
to reject or deny
spurn
visounary or in a manner of prediciting the future
prophetic
infamy
ignominy
fort
rampart
serenity
tranquility
unreligious
blashpemy
a declaration
edict
a pardon from something
impunity
some reliable
infallible
all powerful
omnipotent
an illness
affliction
something unable to be satisfied
insatiable
insane, crazy
demented
respect, tribute
homage
the sound at the beginning of words that sound the same
alliteration
a brief refrence within a work to something outside the author expects us to pick up
allusion
principle character opposition to the main character
antagonist
a remard made softly to either the audience or another character ony we hear it
aside
a self-written biography
autobiograpy
descrbing & defining a character's traits by straightforwardly describing them
characterization
peak of action
climax
a dramatic work that is light and humorous, ends happily or in weddings
comedy
a humorus scene incident or speech that relieves the emotional intensity
comic relief
a struggle between opposing forces character vs. force...
conflict
a different way of speaking in tones
dialect
a conversation between 2 or more characters
dialogue
the beginning of the story, set's the stage
exposition
written form as if told by main character
first person
2 contrasting characters that draw out contradicitons of eachother
foil
when a writer uses hints and clues to indicate events/situations that will happen later on
foreshadowing
picking out hints and clues and comments to describe and define a character
indirect characterization
the thoughts going on inside a character's mind
inner monologue
a fable, untrue legend
myth
a longer more detailed story
novel
a word that names a sound
onomatopoeia
contradicting phrase, jumbo shrimp!
oxymoron
opposite of foil, very similar and pushes differences into viesw
parallel
giving human qualities to inhuman objects
personification
main character
protagonist
the end of a story, all problems solved, closure
resolution, denouement
where a story takes place
setting
a short piece of literary work
short story
comparison of an object to something not otherwise like it using like or as
simile
a speech that a character gives while alone on stage reveals thoughts and character
soliloquy
a character that doesn't change the whole way thru
static character
outside narrorator, can get into a small group of people's heads and thoughts
third person limited omniscient
narrorator outside story can give everyone thought's and view
third person omniscient
dramatic work presents the downfall of a dignified character
tragedy
a figure of high standing who has a flaw that causes the character to fall from position
tragic hero
has elements of both light and dark in it, dramatic
tragicomedy
outside narrorator can only get into one person's head
3rd person limited
A prose or verse composition, especially one telling a serious story, that is intended for representation by actors impersonating the characters and performing the dialogue and action.
drama
A figure of speech in which exaggeration is used for emphasis or effect, as in I could sleep for a year or This book weighs a ton.
hyperbole
The practice of representing things by means of symbols or of attributing symbolic meanings or significance to objects, events, or relationships.
symbolism