Shakespears only son who died at the age of 11
Shakespeare was baptized on
April 26, 1564
Shakespeare's birth date
April 23, 1564
Shakespeare had how many kids by 1585
Shakespeare was how old when he married his wife of how many years?
His father was a___?
glove maker for nobility
Learned about nobility from
observing his dad's clients
the lost years
disappears after the birth of his 3rd child
He was the ____ child in his family
14 line verse having a conventional rhyme scheme
Sonnet__ has the famous words "shall i compare the to a summers day"
Wrote most sonnets during what time period
The Black Plague
Wrote sonnets because poetry was more _____ than playwriting at the time
Also wrote poetry just to do what
keep bread on the table
how many words in his vocabulary (roughly)
wrote 2 book length sonnets for nobility called
Venus of Adonis, and The Rape of Lucretia
His sonnets were mostly about what
The subjects of his sonnets were mainly______________
a young unnamed lord; and a mysterious mistress
Settings of his plays included
Rome, greece, denmark, scotland, verona, tuscany, venice
Read a variety of literature to learn of the settings of his plays (T or F)
The person whom is thought to possibly be William Shakespeare using a Pen-name
William Shakespeare had an extensive education (T or F)
The name of his school was
King Edward IV school
Left school at what age
Why did he leave school
to help his family with financial issues (to work)
Studied latin in school (T or F)
Buried in what church in Stratford
Julius Caesar is kidnapped by whom and held for ransom
Julius did what to ease the pirates' suffering
cut their throats
Julius suffers from what ailment
Julius is involved with ______ and may have had a son with her
Julius being involved with Cleopatra wasn't adultery why?
she wasn't roman
Julius refused to have what?
who wrote the life of alexander?
Who was the primary source that William Shakespeare used to write "Julius Caesar"
What was built in 1599 in London
The Globe Theatre
The play that opened the Globe Theatre
Burnt down in 1613 because of a misfired canon being used as a stage prop (pyrotechnics)
the Globe Theatre
Globe theatre was rebuilt in what year
Color Coded flags were used to tell what kind of play it was (T or F)
How many levels were there in the Globe Theater?
The top level was reserved for what group of people
the lower level was reserved for what group of people
The modern version of the Globe Theatre opened in what year
The Renaissance referred to by Shakespeare's plays is the ______ Renaissance
The English Renaissance was from _____ to _____ (years)
The English Renaissance was before the European Renaissance (T or F)
The English Renaissance revolved around what thing?
Most of Shakespeare's plays are based in cities located where?
This re-emphasized the central importance of human life
Means "that people's talents are all worth the same. All together. You could create your own destiny"
A mismatch between character and circumstances that contributes to a protagonists downfall (A tragic flaw or any quality in excess)
Introduction of characters, setting, and basic situation
Reversal of fortune (from good to bad)
Hero's status changes
Tragic protagonist's process of recognition of his own nature and destiny; usually happens when things are at their worst
Powerful release of healing emotions that make tragedy so moving; Greeks thought our pity or fear helped us to purge bad blood (pent-up frustrations of hostilities)
The moral effectiveness of pointing out the dire result of vice and sin meant that the protagonists were more often shown to BE RESPONSIBLE FOR THEIR FALLS
The great chain of being included what? and in the right order
God, Angels/demons, Nobles, Commoners, Rocks/Animals/Plants
(God, Angels/demons, Nobles, Commoners, Rocks/Animals/Plants) was the order of what?
The Great Chain of Being