31a Shakespeare

31a Shakespeare - Shakespeare (1564-1616) Born in...

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Unformatted text preview: Shakespeare (1564-1616) Born in Stratford-on- Avon The Chamberlain's Men Globe Playhouse, London Shakespeares Major Plays 1588-93 - The Comedy of Errors 588-92 - Henry VI (three parts) 592-93 - Richard III 592-94 - Titus Andronicus 593-94 - The Taming of the Shrew 593-94 - The Two Gentlemen of erona 593-94 - "The Rape of Lucrece" 593-1600 - "Sonnets" 588-95 - Love's Labor's Lost 594-96 - Romeo and Juliet 595 - Richard II 594-96 - A Midsummer Night's ream 590-97 - King John 592 - "Venus and Adonis" 596-97 - The Merchant of Venice 597 - Henry IV (Part I) 597-98 - Henry IV (Part II) 598-1600 - Much Ado About othing 598-99 - Henry V 1599 - Julius Caesar 1599-1600 - As You Like It 1600-02 - Twelfth Night 1600-O1 - Hamlet 1597-1601 - The Merry Wives of Windsor 1600-O1 - "The Phoenix and the Turtle" 1601-02 - Troilus and Cressida 1602-04 - All's Well That Ends Well 1603-04 - Othello 1604 - Measure for Measure 1604-09 - Timon of Athens 1605-06 - King Lear 1605-06 - Macbeth 1606-07 - Antony and Cleopatra 1607-09 - Coriolanus 1608-09 - Pericles 1609-1O - Cymbeline 161O-1I - The Winter's Tale 161I - The Tempest 1612-13 - Henry VIII 1613 - The Two Noble Kinsmen New Words Solidified the English language Shakespeare's works = 27,000 words King James Bible = 7,000 words Over 2000 new words critical, aggravate, assassination monumental, castigate, countless obscene, forefathers, frugal, hurry majestic, homicide, summit, reliance Coined Phrases If you cannot understand my argument, and declare Its Greek to me, you are quoting Shakespeare; if you claim to be more sinned against than sinning, you are quoting Shakespeare; if you recall your salad days, you are quoting Shakespeare; if you act more in sorrow than in anger, if your wish is farther to the thought, if your lost property has vanished into thin air, you are quoting Shakespeare; if you have ever refused to budge an inch or suffered from green-eyed jealousy, if you have played fast and loose, if you have been tongue-tied, a tower of strength, hoodwinked or in a pickle, if you have knitted your brows, made a virtue of necessity, insisted on fair play, slept not one wink, stood on ceremony, danced attendance (on your lord and master), laughed yourself into stitches, had short shrift, cold comfort or too much of a good thing, if you have seen better days or lived in a fools paradise why, be that as it may, the more fool you, for it is a foregone conclusion that you are (as good luck would have it) quoting Shakespeare; if you think it is early days and clear out bag and...
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