William Shakespeare's Influence In English Literature

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When people talk about the English literature, there is one specific person they would immediately think of, and that is the great William Shakespeare. He was considered to the most successful and most popular person in the English literature because he was not just an amazing playwright, he was also an exceptional poet and an actor.

“You say that you love the rain, but you open your umbrella when it rains. You say that you love the sun, but you find a shadow spot when the sun shines. You say that you love the wind, but you close your windows when wind blows. This is why I am afraid; you say that you love me too.”


Before he became the greatest playwright in history, he was actually an actor first. While working as an actor, he then wrote a couple of plays for the acting company he 's working at which is the Lord Chamberlain’s Men, and some of these plays (The Taming of the Shrew, Richard III, Romeo and Juliet, A Midsummer Night’s Dream) have actually played such a huge part on his success as a playwright. Through the years, even after his death, his legacy continues through his writings.


Shakespeare was fluent with seven different languages not including English. According to historians, his vocabulary was so large that some of the words he made up in his plays are included in the dictionaries that you 're using today. Since Shakespeare was just so influential, were are going to give you some of
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