Terms in this set (12)
when was he born
april 23, 1564
Where was Shakespeare born?
Who were his parents?
John and Mary Shakespeare
Who was his wife?
Who were his children?
Susanna, Hamnet, and Judith
what were the years referred to as the lost years?
1585-1592 where there was no record of his life
what were the theatres?
The theatre, the swan, the rose, the globe, and the blackfriars
who were the two acting troupes?
admirals men and lord chamberlains men
fourteen line poems usually written in iambic pentameter
what was this period called?
The renaissance era
what did his epitaph say?
it cursed anyone who moved his bones
purposes of iambic pentameter
kept plays moving, easier for actors to learn lines, added interest to the play and made it sing-song like