Stradford-upon-Avon 1564 1616
Shakespeare was born in ________ on _____ and died there in ______.
in 1592 this closed the theaters
daughter of wealthy land owner
Shakespeare's Dad, John, was a ______ and _____ ______. His mother, Mary was __________________.
King's New School
Little is known about Shakespeare's childhood, but he probably went to school at __________.
Shakespeare married to ______________ in 1582.
When he married, she was ___ and he was ___. She was pregnant with their first daughter when they got married.
in 1585 Shakespeare and wife had twins, _____ and _______.
Poor audience members who stood around the stage in the 'pit', threw rotten vegetables
In Shakesperian times this was considered "dangerous"
Comedies, History, Tragedy, Romance
Shakespeare created 37 plays in these types of genres:
Shakespeare wrote ___ sonnets
Lord Chamberlain's Men
The Globe Theatre was built in 1599 by ______________ with Shakespeare as a primary investor.
Early modern English
Shakespeare wrote in this kind of English:
Iambic pentameter has ____ syllables per line.
There are ___ feet in one line of iambic Pentameter
language without metrical structure
extended speech directed to the audience rather than other characters in which the speaker explores their thoughts or feelings
words actors speak to the audience which other actors on the stage "can't hear" actor sometimes cups mouth toward audience
invented in Italy, 14 lines, specific rhyme scheme
poem with four lines, sonnets contain three of these each with a different purpose
In a sonnet, the first quatrain ________ _________.
In a sonnet, the second quatrain the theme is ________/________.
In a sonnet, the third quatrain introduces the peripetia (twist/conflict) and is often introduced with the word "but" and very often leading off the ____ line
Shakesperian sonnet rhyme scheme:
Poem of two lines that rhyme, in a shakesperian sonnet, is summarizes and leaves the reader with a new concluding image