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 »

It is believed that William Shakespeare would have studied Latin composition and the works of classical authors in grammar school. He's thought to have attended The King's New School of Stratford-upon-Avon. More »

Shakespeare's enduring popularity can be attributed to the breadth of genres he covered, the integration of his work into academia and the complexity and universality of his stories. Other popular writers cover comedies,... More »

Among the many famous quotes from the works of William Shakespeare are the following quotes from "Hamlet": "To be, or not to be: that is the question," from the main character's soliloquy contemplating suicide, and, "The... More »

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William Shakespeare's biggest inspirations were the works of other phenomenal medieval writers, such as Publius Ovidius Naso, Lucius Annaeus Seneca, and Geoffrey Chaucer. Apart from classical authors, he was also greatly... More »

It is believed that William Shakespeare would have studied Latin composition and the works of classical authors in grammar school. He's thought to have attended The King's New School of Stratford-upon-Avon. More »

William Shakespeare wrote many works, including many poems, 154 sonnets and 38 plays, including the less-familiar "Titus Andronicus," "King John," "Troilus and Cressida," "Timon of Athens" and "Cymbeline." Shakespeare's ... More »