His plays and sonnets are filled with themes that are relevant even today, are humorous, lyrical, and provide important historical content. Most importantly, Shakespeare knew how to tell a good story. Whether you are teaching or learning Shakespeare in a traditional classroom, in an online coursein high school, or college, there are resources below that will make teaching and learning about Shakespeare and fun and engaging experience. Comprehensive Resources These resources offer a wealth of information about Shakespeare and his works.
It is unlikely that Shakespeare was involved directly with the printing of any of his plays, although it should be noted that two of his poems, Venus and Adonis and The Rape of Lucrece were almost certainly printed under his direct supervision.
Hamlet Since its first recorded production, Hamlet has engrossed playgoers, thrilled readers, and challenged actors more so than any other play in the Western canon.
No other single work of fiction has produced more commonly used expressions. The story of King Lear, an aging monarch who decides to divide his kingdom amongst his three daughters, according to which one recites the best declaration of love.
Othello Othello, a valiant Moorish general in the service of Venice, falls prey to the devious schemes of his false friend, Iago. Celebrated for the radiance of its lyric poetry, Romeo and Juliet was tremendously popular from its first performance.
The sweet whispers shared by young Tudor lovers throughout the realm were often referred to as "naught but pure Romeo and Juliet. Read the play and see if you agree. Titus Andronicus A sordid tale of revenge and political turmoil, overflowing with bloodshed and unthinkable brutality.
Henry V is the last in the second tetralogy sequence.
The devious machinations of the deformed villain, Richard, duke of Gloucester, made this play an Elizabethan favorite. It is considered a problem play, due primarily to the character Helena and her ambiguous nature. Is she a virtuous lady or a crafty temptress?
The character of Shylock has raised a debate over whether the play should be condemned as anti-Semitic, and this controversy has overshadowed many other aspects of the play. The story of two very different sets of lovers, Beatrice and Benedick and Claudio and Hero.
The witty banter between Beatrice and Benedick is the highlight of the play.
Pericles, Prince of Tyre Portions of Pericles are ripe with imagery and symbolism but the first three acts and scenes v and vi the notorious brothel scenes of Act IV are considered inadequate and likely the work of two other dramatists. The play was not included in the First Folio of The Taming of the Shrew revolves around the troubled relationship between Katharina and her suitor, Petruchio, who is determined to mold Katharina into a suitable wife.
Troilus and Cressida is difficult to categorize because it lacks elements vital to both comedies and tragedies. But, for now, it is classified as a comedy. Shakespeare loved to use the device of mistaken identity, and nowhere does he use this convention more skillfully than in Twelfth Night.
The tale of two friends who travel to Milan and learn about the chaotic world of courting. We have a first-hand account of a production of the play at the Globe in Fear and Foresight in William Shakespeare’s Macbeth A Comparative Analysis of William Shakespeare’s Hamlet and Macbeth Kingship in William Shakespeare’s “The Tragedy of Macbeth”.
Number symbolism: Number symbolism, cultural associations—including religious, philosophic, and aesthetic—with various numbers. Find and save ideas about Shakespeare macbeth on Pinterest.
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Search for: “Yet do I fear thy nature; / It is too full o’ the milk of human kindness.” Lord of the Flies Symbolism →. Sir John Gilbert's painting: The Plays of Shakespeare, containing scenes and characters from several of William Shakespeare's plays.
The plays written by English poet, playwright, and actor William Shakespeare have the reputation of being among the greatest in the English language and in Western literature. Shakespeare's "Macbeth" No description by Mitch Burey on 13 March Tweet.
Comments (0) Written by William Shakespeare 2. Shortest play. 3. Written in , about the reign of James I. 4. The play is a tragedy. Read the Scene together in "No Fear, Shakespeare.