William Shakespeare's World. To be, or not to be, that is the question. This above all, to thine own self be true. William. The Man That Would Be Shakespeare. Born 1564 in Stratford-upon-Avon Started out performing with “The Lord Chamberlain’s Men” Gave him a chance to write a play
To be, or not to be, that is the question...
This above all, to thine own self be true...
Reconstructed in the 1990’s
For example: I am a pirate with a wooden leg: i AM a PI rate WITH a WOOD en LEG
“It is a tale told by an idiot” “it IS a TALE told BY an ID i OT.”
“Life’s but a walking shadow; a poor player / That struts and frets his hour upon the stage / And is heard of no more: / it is a tale Told by an idiot, / full of sound and fury, Signifying nothing.”
- Act V; s.5