Hamlet - ArthurYasyulevich Eng11301 ErinLesh July2,2011

Info iconThis preview shows pages 1–3. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Arthur Yasyulevich Eng-113-01 Erin Lesh July 2, 2011 Shakespeare and His Hamlet  “Be not afraid of greatness: some are born great, some achieve greatness, and some  have greatness thrust upon them”.  This is one of many famous quotes by the great poet  and playwright, William Shakespeare. William was born in Stratford-upon-Avon, in  England in 1564. He was one of the seven children born to John and Mary Arden  Shakespeare. His impressive literature background started from an early age,  Shakespeare attended a very good grammar school in Stratford and all his professors  were graduates from Oxford. In 1582 at 18 years of age, Shakespeare married a much  older Anne Hathaway Their first daughter, Susanna, was born in 1583, followed by twins  in 1585, Hamnet and Judith. Shakespeare died on April 23, 1616 and was buried in the  chancel of the Church of the Holy Trinity in Stratford. During his estimated 52 years of  life, Shakespeare wrote over 40 well known plays of tragedies, comedy, and history. He 
Background image of page 1

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
had a few famous poems that he wrote as well. Alongside Romeo and Juliet, which  everyone knows, probably his most famous work was “Hamlet”.  Shakespeare wrote “Hamlet” in 1600 and just like ant great storyline, it has to  have a conflict. In this case it starts out with an internal problematic situation. Only a 
Background image of page 2
Image of page 3
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

This note was uploaded on 07/27/2011 for the course BUS 105 taught by Professor Harris during the Spring '10 term at Appalachian State.

Page1 / 5

Hamlet - ArthurYasyulevich Eng11301 ErinLesh July2,2011

This preview shows document pages 1 - 3. Sign up to view the full document.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Ask a homework question - tutors are online