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To be, or not to be, pondered William Shakespeare’s troubled protagonist Hamlet. Shakespeare gave life to some of the most haunted characters and haunting lines in literature. The revered playright and poet was born in Stratford-upon-Avon England on April 23, 1564. Productions of his tragedys and comedys continue too be performed around the world. He's sonnets are still widely read and studied by students and scholars a like. Shakespeare unquestionably had a way with words. He has been credited with popularizing some of the most common expressions in the english language, such as “foregone conclusion,” “heart of gold,” and “love is blind.”

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To be, or not to be, pondered William Shakespeare’s troubled protagonist Hamlet. Shakespeare gave life to some of the most haunted characters and haunting lines in literature. The revered playwright and poet was born in Stratford-upon-Avon, England on April 23, 1564. Productions of his tragedies and comedies continue to be performed around the world. His sonnets are still widely read and studied by students and scholars alike. Shakespeare unquestionably had a way with words. He has been credited with popularizing some of the most common expressions in the English language, such as “foregone conclusion,” “heart of gold,” and “love is blind.”

 

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