19 Answered Questions for the topic Shakespeare


How did Shakespeare's works impact modern literature?

I need to give a 3 minute presentation explaining how Shakespeare's works made an impact on literature, what he created/discovered and why his works have lived on. Any examples and quotes would be... more


What is the tragic form?

Particularly in Shakespeare's Macbeth? Thank you


Why was shakespeare important for the world?

I am doing a presentation in school where we got to choose a person who we think is or was important for the world and then we have to explain why so I would like to ask why he is important and... more


How should I understand these lines from As You Like It?

I am currently on my second reading of *As You Like It*. I am having a really hard time comprehending lines 22-25 in Act 1, scene 2. Here are those lines as they appear in the version I am reading... more


Is this line from The Merchant of Venice metaphorical?

From "The Merchant of Venice", Act IV: > The quality of mercy is not strain'd, > It droppeth as the gentle rain from heaven Can we consider that a metaphor?


How did Shakespeare influence modern day English?


what does Portia's death symbolize

We just finished reading Julius Caesar in my English class, and my teacher gave us this assignment. I've finished the rest of the work sheet, but i can;t figure this question out. please help!!!


which of the following lines that shylock speakes in Act 2: Scene 5 is the BEST example of personification

a) But stop my house's ears, i mean my casements: / Let not the sound of shallow foppery enter / my sober house. b) Fast bind, fast find, / A proverb never stale in thrifty mind. c) Snail-slow in... more


How does Shakespeare present the character of Brutus in a different part of the story?

This question is based on the story of julius caesar and is a 9 mark question


PLEASE HELP need to make each line 10 syllables but really difficult :( and it has to keep same rhyme scheme

TimeTime is like a maze for it lasts up to endless days.When I look at the clock that tells time.It feels like the tide bringing in waves.I feel like a bell has chimed.Signaling the end of life's... more


best minor character to use from Macbeth for a monologue?

I need to create a script from the POV of a minor character in Macbeth 


What is the meaning of the underlined words in this excerpt from act I, scene I, of Richard III?

i need to know the answer to these shakespeare question they are very hard and i was wondering if you guys could help


What are some language techniques Shakespeare uses in Macbeth to show that lady macbeths is responsible for her own downfall?

i need some help on some language techniques that involve lady Macbeths downfall, i know there is imagery but i cant think of any others or examples for them. 


What do you think " Fair is foul, foul is fair " mean in the Shakespeare play?

Just an in depth answer, so i can understand Shakespeare's extraordinary work. :) 


what is the basic argument of julius caesar? (movie)

this is the full question:   What is the basic argument of the plot? What themes (an abstraction/generalization about life, humanity, and human interactions) underlie the plot? What does the film... more

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