Essay on The True Author of the Works Attributed to Shakespeare
It is the East, and Juliet is the sun!” (Romeo and Juliet. Act 2. Scene 2.)
“But stay! What star shines yonder in the east?
The lodestar of my life, if Abigail!” (Jew Of Malta. Act 2. Scene 1.)
Both of these passages start with the male protagonists exclaiming to his love interest and compares here to lightness and stars. Even more, these passages take place in almost the same act and scene within their respective plays. ("Marlovian Theory of Shakespeare Authorship") The passages evoke the same feeling of desperate love for a female fiercely being chased by a patriarchal protagonists. The similarities are too pronounced for coincidence to be likely, they would have to have been written by the same person
A second reason that suggests Christopher Marlowe actually wrote the plays attributed to William Shakespeare is because their major educational differences. The only known education Shakespeare received was basic grammar school that would not have given him the knowledge needed to write plays at the caliber they were at. Marlowe, however, attended King’s School, Canterbury, and from their was awarded a scholarship for Archbishop of