William Shakespeare

By: Rachael Willis

Was an English poet, playwright and actor, widely regarded as the greatest writer in the English language.

Born: April 23, 1564 Died: April 23,1616

William Shakespeare created a new style of play writing, which combined both tragedy and comedy during the Renaissance.

  • Shakespeare utilized his knowledge of Greek and Roman classics when writing his plays. Before the renaissance, these kind of texts were suspended by the Catholic Church.

William Shakespeare has an everlasting effect on how we developed the language we speak now. He dedicated his life to better our understanding on how our languages works today.

Not only that but William Shakespeare, influences many of today's authors. Helping them to write there romantic novels.

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