Shakespeare is still relevant today because he is considered to be the greatest ever dramatist, prose writer and poet by many due to his rich language, complex characters and essential themes. The themes of treachery, ho... More »

Shakespeare is still relevant because of his work's lasting impact on literature and the English language. Many modern works are based on Shakespeare's plays, while many words and phrases still used today were first coin... More »

William Shakespeare's works are still studied for a number of reasons. These include his ability to create a complex story, the range of emotions featured throughout his work and his ability to create multilayered charac... More »

Shakespeare is still relevant because of his work's lasting impact on literature and the English language. Many modern works are based on Shakespeare's plays, while many words and phrases still used today were first coin... More »

Shakespeare influenced the English language by devising new ways to use words, creating numerous words and phrases still used today and inspiring countless titles in popular media. Shakespeare is one of the most influent... More »

William Shakespeare wrote two narrative poems, 38 plays and 154 sonnets during his lifetime and is often considered the greatest English-language dramatist, poet and writer. He was also an actor in both his own plays and... More »

In addition to being an actor, playwright, and entrepreneur, it is thought that Shakespeare may have also worked as a horse attendant and assistant schoolmaster. There are several years of Shakespeare's life for which th... More »