William Shakespeare

William Shakespeare. Write 1- 2 pages about his life and his writing. You may do this exercise alone or together with a fellow student.

Kommentar fra lærer: Rather well written.

Lastet opp

William Shakespeare was born in the small town of Stratford-upon-Avon in April 23, 1564. His parents were John and Mary Shakespeare. When he was 18 years old, he married Anne Hathaway. William Shakespeare and Anne Hathaway had three children, a daughter in 1583 and twins in 1585. He was an actor and a playwright. Later in his life he became successful and rich. He died in April 23, 1616, on his birthday, 52 years old.


The most famous stories William Shakespeare write was “Julius Cesar”, “Othello”, “Macbeth” and “Hamlet”. Shakespeare’s stories been played all over the world. Most of his stories were romantic and light-hearted comedies. “Romeo and Juliet” are also a beautiful work of art. “Romeo and Juliet” has been read, played and watched by millions of people from all over the world. “Romeo and Juliet” is about two young lovers, who are secretly married, but Romeo drink poison and then he die, when Juliet saw that Romeo was dead, she took her life too. “The balcony scene” is probably the most famous scene in the play. You have perhaps heard; “O Romeo, Romeo”. That sentence is from the balcony scene.


Then, a bit about Shakespeare again… We know very little about him, but we know he was an actor and a playwright in London 1592, William Shakespeare work at a theatre in London, “The Globe” was it called. There he worked for seven years. William Shakespeare was born in England, but he belongs to the world. Shakespeare went back home to his parents and his family in Stratford and lived there until he died. William Shakespeare was like a star, almost everybody look up to him. They still do.

Legg inn din tekst!

Vi setter veldig stor pris på om dere gir en tekst til denne siden, uansett sjanger eller språk. Alt fra større prosjekter til små tekster. Bare slik kan skolesiden bli bedre!

Last opp tekst