Shakespeare Speech On Today's Life

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Have you ever been called the Bard of Avon; How about your work being called a map of life? How would you feel about that lets ask Shakespeare himself! I am here to inform you all about Shakespeare. A lot of books and textbooks have shakespeare in it , but you might not know everything about him! Through my extensive research I have learned multiple facts about his life that I would love to share with you. Today you will learn about Shakespeare life, his works, and how he affects today's generation. My first main point I will talk about is Shakespeare's life. The first part I would like to talk about is from birth to 26 years old. Shakespeare was the hidden catholic, the closet gay, the misogynist, the revolutionary, the racist, and the imperialist;…show more content…
He made the history plays, the comedies, the tragedies, the romances, and poetry. Let's start with the histories….. The first series are the Henry VII, Henry IV, henry V and Henry VIII. The others were Richard III, king john, edward III richard II they were all about them and their lives. They were all about the kings of that time nothing super special..just mainly about how their lives played out. The next is The comedies, a midsummer night dream,much ado about nothing, twelfth night, Twelfth night; Viola has been shipwrecked in a violent storm off the coast of Illyria; in the process she has lost her twin brother, Sebastian. She disguises herself as a boy and assumes the name Cesario for protection. Thus Disguised, Viola becomes a page in the service of Orsino, the Duke. Next up is A midsummers night dream; A Midsummer Night's Dream takes place in Athens. It starts with Theseus, the Duke of Athens, is planning his marriage with Hippolyta, and as a result he is a planning a large festival. Egeus enters, followed by his daughter Hermia, her beloved Lysander, and her suitor Demetrius ( I won't go into detail for spoilers). . Finally Much Ado about nothing; misunderstandings, love and deception. Benedick, Claudio and Don Pedro arrive at Leonato's house in Messina. Beatrice and Benedick bicker with each other and Claudio, a soldier, falls in love with Leonato's daughter. Now the tragedies I will tell you about the ones you will likely encounter in high school. The four are Romeo and Juliet, Hamlet, Othello, and Macbeth. Romeo and juliet is about star-crossed lovers swho have a family feud with their family; well i won't spoil the rest for you. William Shakespeare's Hamlet follows the young prince Hamlet home to Denmark to attend his father's funeral. Hamlet is shocked to find his mother already remarried to his Uncle Claudius, the dead king's brother. And Hamlet is even more surprised when his
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