Romeo and Juliette is an epic love story whose plot is set in a small Italian city Verona. A great hatred between the powerful families Capuleti and Montecchi was carried out through generations. Genre: romantic … [Read more...] about Romeo and Juliet
William Shakespeare (1564. - 1616.) was a great English and also world playwright.
He was born in Stratford-on-Avon in 1564. He was the oldest of eight children and he lived in a wealthy family.
A little is known about his life. 1582. he married Ann Hathway that was eight years older than he was. Soon after that they got a daughter Susann and twins Judith and Hamlet.
Until 1592. he gets of the radar and after that he gets involved with writing and acting in London. Soon after that his poems ‘’Venus and Adonis’’ and ‘’The rape of Lucrece’’ were published.
He wrote a lot and his plays were happily performed by many. He became a co-owner of The Globe theatre. In the last years of his life he decides to go back to Stanford where he dies in 1616.
Shakespeare wrote 37 plays and they are divided to history plays, comedies, tragedies and romance.
His most famous works are "Henry IV", "Richard III", "Romeo and Juliet", "Taming of the Shrew", "The comedy of errors", "Two gentlemen of Verona", "Hamlet", "Othello", "King Lear", "Measure for measure", "Winter’s tale"…
"The Taming of the Shrew" was written by William Shakespeare about 1590 to 1592. The story begins with a ruse played on a drunk named Christopher Sly. Some hunters come across him passed out in the alley and decide to put him in a … [Read more...] about Taming of the Shrew
"King Lear" is a tragic play written by William Shakespeare in 1605. It is based off on a mythological story about a pre-Roman Celtic King named Leir of Britain. The play was performed for the first time on St. Stephen's Day in … [Read more...] about King Lear
"The Tragedy of Julius Caesar" is play written in 1599 by the famous playwright William Shakespeare. The play is one of Shakespeare's most famous tragedies and is based on true events from Roman history. The story of the play … [Read more...] about The Tragedy of Julius Caesar
"Othello" is a play, better said a tragedy, in which the main theme it Othello’s jealousy and revenge and the main motives are racism, love, jealousy, betrayal and fraud in the main conflict between Othello and Cassio. The plot is … [Read more...] about Othello
"The Tempest" is a romantic drama written by the biggest English dramatic William Shakespeare. It was written between 1619 and 1611 but it was published more than 10 years later, in 1623. The main theme is a conflict between … [Read more...] about The Tempest
William Shakespeare found his inspiration for his work in a lost play by Thomas Kyd. The plot is set in the castle Elsinore in Denmark and it has 5 acts. The true meaning of ‘’Hamlet’’ isn’t in the tragic destiny of the main … [Read more...] about Hamlet
''The Midsummer night dream'' is a comedy written by Shakespeare. It’s a combination between a pastoral and a comedy. It is divided into 3 parts. The first one is set in the castle of Theseus and is about his problems with … [Read more...] about A Midsummer Night’s Dream