Shakespeare introduced between 1700 and 3000 words to the English language and some of them may surprise you! Here are some of the most popular Shakespearean words that are used today. I've even covered my favourite insulting words of his...
Whilst everyone knows of the heartbreak and passion of Romeo and Juliet, and the tragedy and darkness within Macbeth; few know of the horror and gore of Titus Andronicus, and the terrible incident which Henry V111 caused back in 1613.
To celebrate the birthday of William Shakespeare, here are 10 facts about the literary legend!
A Shakespearean Writing Prompt Wednesday
Who Was William Shakespeare? He is a man that really, needs no introduction. Widely regarded as one of the greatest writers in the English language and the best dramatist of all time, William Shakespeare penned over 37 plays, 154 sonnets and 6 long poems. From writing to performing, Shakespeare made an everlasting impact, not only on the literary world but the whole world itself. Over 400 years after his death, his words can still be resonated with and his plays are still enjoyed by many across the world.
This week is here to celebrate the literary legend's birthday and the legacy that he left behind. Let's spend some of the lockdown reminding ourselves how truly great William Shakespeare was.
We are in the middle of Shakespeare Week! I don't think it could have come at a better time; with many of us staying in our homes thanks to the Coronavirus outbreak, some William Shakespeare is very welcome!