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What do you know about Shakespeare?. Ms. O’Brien English 9. Question 1: . True or False: Shakespeare was American. Question 1: . FALSE Shakespeare was born in Britain in 1564. Question 2:. True or False: Shakespeare only wrote plays. Question 2:. FALSE! Shakespeare wrote

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What do you know about shakespeare

What do you know about Shakespeare?

Ms. O’Brien

English 9


Question 1
Question 1:

  • True or False:

    Shakespeare was American.


Question 11
Question 1:

  • FALSE

  • Shakespeare was born in Britain in 1564.


Question 2
Question 2:

True or False:

Shakespeare only wrote plays.


Question 21
Question 2:

FALSE!

Shakespeare wrote

sonnets (a type of poem),

narrative poems,

and plays


Question 3
Question 3:

  • Shakespeare was born in…

    • A. London, England

    • B. Williamsburg, Virginia

    • C. Stratford-upon-Avon, England

    • D. Dublin, Ireland


Question 31
Question 3:

Shakespeare was born in…

C. Stratford-upon-Avon, England


Question 4
Question 4:

True or False:

  • Shakespeare only wrote tragedies.


Question 41
Question 4:

FALSE!

  • Shakespeare wrote tragedies,

    histories, and comedies.

    Some examples:

    Romeo and Juliet is a tragedy,

    Henry VIII is a history, and

    Much Ado About Nothing is a comedy.


Question 5
Question 5:

  • True or false:

    • Shakespeare was the first person to use the following phrases:

      • A dish fit for the gods

      • As dead as a doornail

      • In a pickle

      • Vanish into thin air


Question 51
Question 5:

  • TRUE! We still use many of his phrases!

    • Some others:

      • All that glitters is not gold

      • Clothes make the man

      • Heart of gold

      • Too much of a good thing

      • To thine own self be true


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