When & where was Shakespeare born?
April 23, 1564 in Stratford
Did Shakespeare ever marry?
How old was Shakespeare when he got married?
How many kids did he have?
What happened in Shakespeare's life by 1592?
He left home and was working in London as an actor and playwright.
How many plays did Shakespeare write?
When did Shakespeare die?
April 23, 1616
Where is the Globe Theater?
When was the Globe Theater built?
When were the plays performed in the Globe Theater?
Where did the actors usually get their costumes?
They were donated
Where woman allowed on stage?
Who played the women's part of the plays?
Who are the "groundlings"?
People who did not pay as much so they had to stand on the dirt covered ground.
What does the white flag mean?
What does the black flag mean?
What does the red flag mean?
What are 3 ways to read Shakespeare's stuff?
1. Use notes & margins for explanation.
2. Learn Shakespeare vocabulary.
3. Note the rhythm & dramatic conventions.
What does the "u" stand for?
What does the '/" stand for?
Why does Shakespeare use so many apostrophes?
To keep the syllables at 10 a line and to keep the unstressed/ stressed pattern.
Which part of the plot is Act I?
Which part of the plot is Act II?
Which part of the plot is Act III?
Turning Point of Crisis
Which part of the plot is Act IV?
Which part of the plot is Act V?
Climax & Resolution