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At eighteen, he married Anne Hathaway, a woman seven or eight years his senior.
Together they raised two daughters: Susanna, who was born inand Judith whose twin brother died in boyhoodborn in Shakespeare may have taught at school during this period, but it seems more probable that shortly after he went to London to begin his apprenticeship as an actor.
Due to the plague, the London theaters were often closed between June and April During that period, Shakespeare probably had some income from his patron, Henry Wriothesley, earl of Southampton, to whom he dedicated his first two poems, Venus and Adonis and The Rape of Lucrece The former was a long narrative poem depicting the rejection of Venus by Adonis, his death, and the consequent disappearance of beauty from the world.
With his share of the income from the Globe, Shakespeare was able to purchase New Place, his home in Stratford. While Shakespeare was regarded as the foremost dramatist of his time, evidence indicates that both he and his contemporaries looked to poetry, not playwriting, for enduring fame.
That edition, The Sonnets of Shakespeare, consists of sonnets, all written in the form of three quatrains and a couplet that is now recognized as Shakespearean.
The sonnets fall into two groups: In his poems and plays, Shakespeare invented thousands of words, often combining or contorting Latin, French, and native roots.
His impressive expansion of the English language, according to the Oxford English Dictionary, includes such words as: Shakespeare wrote more than thirty plays.
These are usually divided into four categories: His earliest plays were primarily comedies and histories such as Henry VI and The Comedy of Errors, but inShakespeare wrote Romeo and Juliet, his second tragedy, and over the next dozen years he would return to the form, writing the plays for which he is now best known: Sometime afterShakespeare retired from the stage and returned to his home in Stratford.
He drew up his will in January ofwhich included his famous bequest to his wife of his "second best bed.No other “democracy” in the developed world comes close to the United States when it comes to giving big-money donors unregulated power in their national electoral processes.
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