William Shakespeare 's Life And Accomplishments Essay

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William Shakespeare had a lot of success in his life and accomplishments. He became a shareholder in the Lord Chamberlain’s Men for the rest of his career in 1594, was given a royal license from King James and so did his fellow players. Wrote his most accomplished plays about courtly power during King James’s reign. Shakespeare was able to change peoples lives with his plays while he was dead. The plays sort of help make and shape this continent, he was able to make theater, literature, and philosophy more popular then they were. The way his plays are written is they could speak to people better and made to talk to any one, no matter who you were, race, religion, or culture. The way Shakespeare wrote his plays were unique, when he went back to his birth place, Stratford-upon-Avon, he was recognized as the greatest English playwrights of his era. Between 1590 and 1592, HenryVI, Richard III, and The Comedy of Errors were performed. He entered his most prolific period writing Richard II, Romeo And Juliet, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, and The Merchant of Venice around 1595. He wrote 38 plays, 154 sonnets, and 2 narrative poems.

Shakespeare was a great influents on this place. Many of are founding fathers owned Shakespeare 's plays, like George Washington who had some copies in his library and attended plays when ever he could. Thomas Jefferson owned two copies of Shakespeare’s works and four separate commentaries on plays. John Adams declared Shakespeare was “that great…

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