Willliam Shakespeare

By: Zonique Gunter

William Shakespeare birthday is not known but they celebrated it on April 23. He died April 23 ,1616 he was born in Stratford-upon-Avon.William Shakespeare attended King Edward VI or 6th School in Stratford-upon-Avon he begin his education at the age of 6 or seven .In his poems he mostly use similes he wrote: 38 plays, 154 sonnets, two long narrative poems and many others these are the names of his poems: The tempest, The Two Gentlemen of Verona, The Merry Wives of Windsor, Measure for Measure, The Comedy of Errors, Much Ado About Nothing, Love's Labour's Lost, A Midsummer Night's Dream, The Merchant of Venice, As you Like It, The Taming of The Shrew, All's Well That Ends Well and many others but that is to much to explain. Ok some interesting facts about him is he was baptized april 26th 1564 .

He died on his 52nd birthday, He had seven sibling they were: Joan, Margaret, Gilbert, Joan the 2nd, Anne, Richard, and Edmund. He married a women named Anne Hathaway he was 18 she was 26 and they had three children together they were: Humnet, Susanna, and Judith. Humnet died on 1596 . Shakespeare died a rich man he gave his property to his daughter he was buried in the Holy Trinity Church in Stratford-upon-Avon he put a curse on anyone daring to move his body from final resting place . His tombstone said "Good friend for jesus' sake forbear,To dig the dust enclosed here blest be the man that spares these stones, And curst be he that moves my bones.

A Madrigal

Crabbed Age and Youth
Cannot live together:
Youth is full of pleasance,
Age is full of care;
Youth like summer morn,
Age like winter weather;
Youth like summer brave,
Age like winter bare:
Youth is full of sports,
Age's breath is short,
Youth is nimble, Age is lame:
Youth is hot and bold,
Age is weak and cold,
Youth is wild, and Age is tame:-
Age, I do abhor thee;
Youth, I do adore thee;
O! my Love, my Love is young!
Age, I do defy thee-
O sweet shepherd, hie thee,
For methinks thou stay'st too long.

Poem Type :This is a lyrical type poem

Simile : "Youth like summer morn

Metaphor: Age is tame

Personification: None

Meaning : Telling how youth and age cannot live together because they are the opposite of each other

Why I chose poem: I chose this poem because it kind of tells how my uncle and my mom is different from each other

What I like about poem: I like that is not that long and I can kind of relate to it in life with two of my family members

Elements Of Poetry

Sound Devices: Rhyme: Youth is hot and bold , Age is weak and cold

Repetition: My love My love

Figurative Language: Simile: Age like winter weather

Metaphor: Youth is nimble

Personification: None

Sensory language:Youth is hot and bold appeals to touch

Sight: None

Smell: None

Taste: None


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