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    the 6th Earl of Derby and had his own theatre company called Derby's men. He was known to sign himself off as Will. He travelled in Europe, and through his marriage to Elizabeth de Vere, he was related to William Cecil, on whom many believe the character of Polonius in Hamlet is based.” On the contrary, even though people doubt Shakespeare’s authorship, he still continues to have supporters, but according to BBC News, “Although scholars desperately searched for documentation to flesh out Shakespeare’s biography in the decades after his death, they found very little, and, to make matters more confusing, much of what they found was…

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    Shakespeare had to have heard the story of the royal family and might have admired some of the noblemen from the time. Shakespeare was familiar with England, where de Vere and his wife was the count and countess of Oxford. Since the de Vere family was in a position of power, stories of the family were well known and Shakespeare had to have heard the stories and used them as inspiration. Shakespeare had many successful pieces of writing and poetry, but the authorship has to be questioned on…

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    Phonies, or a fake people are those with multiple identities. These people act different in public and private, or in different groups of people. Phonies have been criticized in literature for hundreds of years, but one of the most notable times, and possible the first time it was criticized was in Shakespeare's Othello. Shakespeare uses characters in Othello, such as Iago, Othello and Desdemona, to show how the worst of people usually have an extreme difference in their identities, while the…

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    thought that’s purpose is to explain things that cannot be explained. When thinking about the theories of Shakespeare there are many but the theory around who Shakespeare was, and why he lied about his identity. The question at hand is to explore the theory of Shakespeare being the Earl of Oxford. During this essay, I am going to examine the plays we have recently read and point out characters and lines that connect with the theory of Shakespeare being the Earl of Oxford. Starting with the…

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    Is Shakespeare The True

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    It was written by Keir Cutler on the Shakespeare Oxford Fellowship website. This website is reliable because it is dedicated to Shakespeare and researching the topic of true authorship. First, Cutler says that there is no evidence to prove that William Shakespeare was a writer, only an actor. All there was was a few, almost illegible signatures on his plays and other works. Cutler also says that since Shakespeare didn’t get anything past grammar school education, that he should not have had such…

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    Shakespeare but also of Christopher Marlowe, Robert Greene, Edmund Spenser, Robert Burton, and George Peele, and Bacon was supposedly the son of the Earl of Leicester and Elizabeth I. Elizabeth Gallup, one of Owen’s assistants used a different type of cipher, which relied on two different, but very similar, fonts. Using this, she confirmed that Bacon had written all of these authors’ works, and added that Queen Elizabeth had also birthed the Earl of Essex, making Bacon and Essex brothers, though…

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    154 sonnets attributed to him, led skeptics to question if Shakespeare actually wrote all of his works. How could such humble upbringings lead him to attain such knowledge of the English Court and understanding of legal and political phenomenons? Well, Pruitt states that many famous people have also articulated their doubts about Shakespeare and that thousands of books and articles have discussed their thoughts on the matter as well. Many of them have proposed many candidates as the true bard…

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    Mark Twain, a prolific American author, once stated, “So far as anybody actually knows and can prove, Shakespeare of Stratford-Upon-Avon never wrote a play in his life. So far as anybody knows and can prove, he never wrote a letter to anybody in his life...” There's a controversy over whether Shakespeare was a actor, a poet, and a playwright or just an actor. Stratfordians believe that William Shakespeare was an actor, poet, and a playwright. Oxfordians believe that William Shakespeare was only…

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    Would anyone ever think it was possible for such a well known author to be a fraud or in reality, be a completely different person? Christopher Marlowe is the true author of William Shakespeare’s plays and poems due to the fact that there is little evidence on the man from Stratford, Marlowe had a reason to fake his death, and the similarities of their work are uncanny. Considering all of the evidence presented, it seems to be highly unlikely that Shakespeare was capable of writing so many…

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    The authorship of all of Shakespeare’s genius literature is the biggest detective story. It is one that has brought curiosity to the world for centuries and is still very alive today. Has a man who had no evidence that he had ever gone to school, composed brilliant pieces of literature known to all of mankind? It is highly unlikely. There must have been someone else. Scholars are now speculating as to whether Edward De Vere, 17th Earl of Oxford, is the true author of all of Shakespeare’s…

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