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  1. Elizabethan EraorShakespearean EraBOTH ARE TRUE Overview of 16th Century Britain

  2. Enter Queen Elizabeth I • Queen Elizabeth I was one of the only women to rule Britain, and she did it very well • Brief biography of QEI

  3. William ShakespeareShakespeare was considered one of the greatest playwrights, actors, and poets of his time; he was almost like a rock star. He wrote and performed many plays specifically for the Queen, which was a great honor. • Shakebio

  4. General Living Conditions Rich vs. The Poor

  5. Emerging Middle Class

  6. Education • Only the wealthy could afford education for their children. • The poor put their children to work as soon as they could. Usually this would be around five years old

  7. Crowdedbuilding over the street

  8. Housing • Tight • No privacy (family would share a room • Dirt roads (mud and horse excrement) • Thunder mugs (chamber pots) • Tudor Toilets

  9. Streets • A lot of garbage • Rats (Bubonic Plague) • Dirt roads (mud and horse excrement) • Emptying thunder mugs

  10. Religion = State There was a state religion – everyone had to believe in it

  11. Magic • Witches and magical happenings were believed by many • It was seen as the work of demons

  12. Disease • Not understood- thought to be “demons” • Medicine dealt with the humors, which must be balanced • Sanitation was abysmal - dead animals in gutters, animal and human excrement, etc.

  13. But there was relief THE THEATRE For the typical Londoner, life was hard. Going to see a play was modern day’s equivalent of the movies, television, and Broadway wrapped in one.

  14. “No girls allowed!”

  15. The Globe • The donut-shaped globe had an open-air center • Groundlings and other patrons • Had to entertain educated and uneducated alike • Sound effects • Special effects • Fighting • Minor characters

  16. Watch this! A Play being performed at The Globe 2012!

  17. The Theatre Maniac • “Recycled” story ideas for his plays, taking the basic plots of older works and rewriting them into new plays. • Wrote three tkind of plays: Tragedies, Comedies, Histories) • All of his plays were written in iambic pentameter • Cheesy, but fun

  18. 2000 + Words and Phrases • Schoolboy • shooting star • puppy-dog • football • bandit • partner • downstairs • upstairs • leapfrog • alligator • mimic