William shakespeare

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William Shakespeare was born on April 26, 1564 and passed away on April 23, 1616. He was an English poet, actor and playwright and part owner of a playing company called the Lord Chamberlain's Men,later known as the King's Men; widely regarded as the greatest writer in the English language. His surviving works consist of:
 38 plays
 154 sonnets
 two long narrative poems
At the tenderage of 18, he married (26 year old) Anne Hathaway, with whom he had three children: Susanna, and twins Hamnet and Judith. Shakespeare influenced novelists such as Thomas Hardy, William Faulkner, andCharles Dickens. His consider by many to be the greatest comedy and tragic play writer of all-time. He was a catholic thanks to evidence by his father. Many people (including myself) thought that he wasgay, but a sonnet he wrote (Dark Lady) suggested he was heterosexual. Here are some of his famous plays:
Comedies:

 All's Well That Ends Well
 As You Like It
 The Comedy of Errors
 Love'sLabour's Lost
 Measure for Measure
 The Merchant of Venice
 The Merry Wives of Windsor
 A Midsummer Night's Dream
 Much Ado About Nothing
 Pericles, Prince of Tyre
 The Taming of theShrew
 The Tempest
 Twelfth Night
 The Two Gentlemen of Verona
 The Two Noble Kinsmen
 The Winter's Tale
Histories:
 King John
 Richard II
 Henry IV, part 1
 Henry IV, part 2
 HenryV
 Henry VI, part 1
 Henry VI, part 2
 Henry VI, part 3
 Richard III
 Henry VIII

Tragedies:
 Romeo and Juliet
 Coriolanus
 Titus Andronicus
 Timon of Athens
 Julius Caesar
Macbeth
 Hamlet
 Troilus and Cressida
 King Lear
 Othello
 Antony and Cleopatra
 Cymbeline
Poems:
 Shakespeare's Sonnets
 Venus and Adonis
 The Rape of Lucrece
 The PassionatePilgrim
 The Phoenix and the Turtle
 A Lover's Complaint
Lost plays:
 Love's Labour's Won
 Cardenio
Apocrypha:
 Arden of Faversham
 The Birth of Merlin
 Locrine
 The London Prodigal
...
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