William Shakespeare is the greatest writer in English language, and is regarded that way. He unquestionably wrote his plays but maybe with collaboration with others. The reason I chose this topic was because I always hear things about William Shakespeare, and I already read one or two plays he wrote, however I realized that I don’t really know about different people’s thoughts on him and his authorship also, what made him famous.
Although we should consider that he really did write those plays and sonnets, there isn’t any evidence of if he wrote the plays or didn’t. Some people say that his works were written by others. According to –http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shakespeare few records of his private life survives, and nothing can be proved. Also an evidence from http:ishipress.com/shakespe.htm say that a woman from New England named Delia Bacon dug up Shakespeare’s grave and found nothing but rocks. This also strengthened the idea that Shakespeare never existed. It was but a name.
We could also say that Shakespeare wasn’t always this famous. Shakespeare was a respected poet and playwright in his own time, but his reputation did not rise to it’s present heights until the 19th century. (http://en.wikipedia.org/Shakespeare)
I was wondering about Shakespeare’s career, how he began and the reason for this fame. I learned that he began a succesful career as an actor and writer. Between 1585 and 1592 he began a succesful career in London as an actor, writer and part owner of the playing company the Chamberlain’s Men, later known as the King’s Men. Shakespeare wrote a lot of plays and sonnets but not every one of them survives. There are a lot plays that he wrote and was more famous than the others. (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/William_Shakespeare) His first play was Henry IV, and was first performed in 1590. His surviving Works consist of 38 plays, 154 sonnets, two long narrative poems, and several other poems. Among the most famous and...