William Shakespeare's Admirable Life

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William Shakespeare has crafted various compositions throughout his admirable lifetime and is honored by many writers and readers today. It’s impressive to see how Shakespeare started at square one and worked all the way up to finest dramatist in the world. He’s taken occupations such as, actor, playwright, and poet, to the next level with his vivid imagination. His mark on the world’s literature will forever remain.
Throughout his admirable life, he created around 37 plays, 150 sonnets, 2 major narrative poems, and many short poems. William was born to John Shakespeare and Mary Arden on April 23, 1564 in the fun and lively town of Stratford-upon-Avon, England. His mother was the daughter of a farmer, and his father was a trader in farm produce
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Numerous opportunities were available to him by this time. In 1594, he was a sharer in Lord Chamberlain’s Men which was one of the most popular acting companies in London. Then, he became an actor and writer amongst the company and continued to please the audience. When James I became king, the company's name was then changed to The King’s Men. Shakespeare then had the honor of entertaining the king on a regular basis. As a part of being The King’s Men, they became the leading theatrical company in London. William was also a part of the first group of actor sharers to own a theater. The company was successful in purchasing the Globe, and it remained strong in business for years. People no longer had to be in separate theaters to watch plays, now they could all be together at the …show more content…
He brought theater to people of all social classes and his variety of plays appealed to many. While Shakespeare was writing his plays, he also impacted the English language. He helped shape languages in multiple different countries and had a vocabulary range of over 29,000 words. Shakespeare also taught writers how to use a certain type of writing style known as rhetoric. Rhetoric is the art of using language to persuade which is still used today. The Elizabethans of his time made a huge impact on his writings as well. People were fascinated by gore, therefore, Shakespeare included a variety of murder, death, and slaughter in his plays for the Elizabethans enjoyment. Elizabethans also expressed their emotions fluently, this way, Shakespeare could include real and current emotions that he and others were feeling in his

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