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HN English 10 Shakespeare and Elizabethan Theatre Quiz
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When was William Shakespeare born?
Stratford Upon Avon
Where was William Shakespeare born?
Mary Arden and John Shakespeare
Who were William Shakespeare's parents?
Greek and Roman literature
What does William Shakespeare learn in school?
Anne Hathaway on November 27, 1582
Who does William Shakespeare marry and when do they get married?
Susanna, Hamnet and Judith
Who are William Shakespeare's 3 children?
He plays small roles as an actor
In the beginning of his theater career, what does Shakespeare do?
the plague of 1592-93
This causes many theaters to close and inspires Shakespeare to write 2 poems inspired by Ovid (poems: Venus and Adonis & The Rape of Lucrece)
The Chamberlain's Men
In 1593, Shakespeare partners in a new theater company with the sponsor Lord Chamberlain called what?
In "The Chamberlain's Men," the company performs publicly and privately, which Shakespeare as the _________ __________.
Shakespeare moves here as he becomes the primary playwright for The Chamberlain's Men, he has a substantial living in a good living place called ____ _____.
April 23, 1616
When does William Shakespeare die?
A monument in a Church in Stratford
Where is Shakespeare buried and what is there to commemorate him?
In 1623, this is published, containing 36 of his plays.
Usually a collection of high literature
Why is it weird that public theater was published in a folio?
Without the First Folio, we would have lost ____ ______.
Comedies, Tragedies, Histories, Romances
The First Folio is divided into these 4 categories.
Comedies always end in __________.
Tragedies always end in __________.
Based on historical figures
Histories are _______ ____ ____________ ___________.
Blend comedies, tragedies and magic
Romances ________ ______ _______ ____ _______.
Elizabethan Theater is the first "______ ______" in England.
Elizabethan Theater is moving towards ____________ ________________ with the Renaissance.
before proper theater, there were ___________ _________ which were performed by Churches to teach illiterate poor about the Bible
Theaters are considered "immoral" and "Unacceptable", so they move to _________ to escape this. This place consists of taverns, theaters, bear-baiting arenas, etc.
Theaters are made up completely of ____. It is illegal for women to participate in theater.
Women's roles are played by ______ ______.
Plays are written for specific companies. _________ _________ plays Romeo, Hamlet and King Lear.
aristocracy and peasantry
The Globe theater and its plays appeal to _____________ __ ________________.
____________ (characters) appeal to and relate to peasants.
Stage directions, entrances, exits, etc. are worked into the __________.
The first Globe opens in ________.
In a globe theater fitting 3,000 people, the nobility have privilege to _______ _____.
These seats were open to peasants, and they stood in the Pit (called Groundlings)
the audiences were very _______ about their opinion and even throw food onto the stage.
In this year the first Globe burns down during a performance of Henry VIII because of a stage cannon falling.
A reproduction of the Globe is built in this year.
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