The ten best Shakespeare plays of all time Back in 2016, we marked the 400th anniversary of the Bard's death by asking you to vote on what you thought the best Shakespeare plays were.
William Shakespeare’s 450th birthday is upon us, and at The Millions we wanted to celebrate it in 21st century American style, by debating which of his 38 plays is the best. (Actually, we might have been even more of our time and place if we’d tried to denote his worst.) This exercise comes with the usual caveats about how every play is special and to each his own when it comes to art.
Top 10 Shakespeare Plays No doubt every Shakespeare fan has his or her own short list of the Bard's greatest works. Although each play is a treasure that I have enjoyed more than once, I have whittled down my list of favorites to the following ten.
Shakespeare is perhaps most famous for "Romeo and Juliet," the classic story of two “star-crossed lovers.” This play has seeped into the consciousness of popular culture: if we describe someone as romantic, we might describe him as “a Romeo,” and the balcony scene is possibly the world’s most iconic (and quoted) dramatic text.
Top 10 Best Shakespeare Plays It would be hard to argue the fact that William Shakespeare is one of the greatest contributors to modern English as we know it. It would be hard to find another writer whose works have endured such longevity.
Shakespeare’s plays are really the best work of fiction, Hamlet being his masterpiece, maybe the greatest work of fiction. Pls, do not compare the deepless and wordy Quixote with Shakespeare plays. Reply
(The play is 18 scenes long, making Act III, scene II the halfway mark) Julius Caeser is the first William Shakespeare play I read and the one I will always love. This has the balance of a spectacular ending based off the famous roman king. It is clever that Shakespeare comes up with a play about a famous king.
There is no doubt that Mr Shakespeare is the greatest writer of modern English to date – his plays have been made into movies, his sonnets have appeared in books and music, and his works translated in to hundreds of different languages. His contribution to the English language is probably larger ...
Shakespeare's plays have the reputation of being among the greatest in the English language and in Western literature. Traditionally, the plays are divided into the genres of tragedy, history, and comedy; they have been translated into every major living language, in addition to being continually performed all around the world.
The plays of William Shakespeare are crammed full of memorable lines, influential phrases, and striking images. There are dozens of classic speeches, soliloquies, addresses and the like. In this post, we’ve aimed to pick the seven greatest speeches from Shakespeare’s plays, although there were many we had…