William Shakespeare was a great English playwright, dramatist
and poet who lived during the late sixteenth and early seventeenth
centuries. Shakespeare is considered to be the greatest playwright of
all time. No other writer's plays have been produced so many times or
read so widely in so many countries as his.
Shakespeare was born to middle class parents. His father, John,
was a Stratford businessman. He was a glove maker who owned a
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Shakespeare's plays are usually divided into three major
categories. These are comedy, tragedy, and history. Three plays which
are in the category of comedy are 'The Comedy of Errors', 'The
Taming of the Shrew', and 'The Two Gentlemen of Verone'. Three
plays which are in the category of tragedy are 'Romeo and Juliet',
'Titus Andronicus', and 'Julius Caesar'. In the category of history,
three plays are 'Henry V', 'Richard II', and 'Richard III'.