William Shakespeare: The Legacy

Whenever you hear the name Shakespeare, you can always think about literature, drama, poetry and most especially passion. Shakespeare is considered to be one of the greatest writers of all time. With the impact that he has brought to the world of literature, he can be considered as one great legacy whose works would never be forgotten through time.

He was able to make a lot of influential literary pieces that truly endured time. He is considered to be the national poet. Who would even forget his amazing talent to put into creative string of words, different plays and dramas? He was about to produce 38 plays and 154 sonnets. Some of the most famous plays he wrote are Hamlet and Romeo and Juliet.

Ever wondered what made up the life of the greatest dramatist of all time? Shakspeare was born from a simple family of a wood dealer and a land owner’s daughter in a smallt town of Startford-upon-Avon. He was the eldest son in the family and helped his father primarily in his profession. His family went through some tough times by being faced with debt but then again they were able to gain back their status through William himself, who was already earning by such time.

The Works

Most of Shakespeare’s works serve as a mirror reflecting his early days and life as simple country man. It was said that he was able to receive a very of intensive education during his early years when it comes to grammar and the classics which is the reason why he develop such mastery of the skill and of course the passion for the arts.

The Family

He married at a young age of 18 to Anne Hathaway whom he had three lovely children named Susanna, Hamnet and Judith. There were little revelations about his private life however the details are somehow derived from his literary works which are truly a manifestation of sophistication and passion for the arts. His early works would focus on history and culture which then gradually evolved into having much focus on tragedies and romance.

Getting Into His Works

Due to the unique and mysterious content of his works, most especially his plays that are really moving a lot of hearts and touching a lot of emotions, Shakespeare’s works were translated in to different languages and are even performed in various ways in different theaters. Many museums and art attractions are Shakespeare inspired, most especially by his works. If you really want to experience and get a first hand exposure to his vast timeless works, one of the greatest destinations for you is the Shakespearean Globe.

The Legacy Goes On

Shakespearean Globe houses the vast collection of the works of the greatest playwright of England. It is said to provide one of the largest showcases of Shakespearean collection. It provides visitors with creative interpretations of Shakespeare’s works through different tours and presentations. The highlight of this playhouse is their continuous presentation of Shakespearean plays in different languages. Shakespearean Globe continuously preserves and makes Shakespeare’s works remain intact in the hearts and minds of the people.

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