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09/07/2019

Could somebody please help me with my Shakespeare essay?

QUESTION
Could somebody please help me with my Shakespeare essay?
Today, my English teacher gave us an essay to finish tonight about Shakespeare. She said it must be 2 pages written, or 4 pages typed. It also has to cover these;
What does the study of Shakespeare contribute to the understanding of our culture?(Western culture)
What does the study of Shakespeare contribute to our sense of, use, and understanding of the English language?
What can the study of Shakespeare teach us about human nature?
Finally, why do you think that Shakespeare’s plays have been popular for more than four hundred years.

I’m not asking you to write the essay, I’m asking for examples of those. We just started Shakespeare yesterday, so I don’t know tons on him, I only know a little bit from reading Romeo and Juliet last year…

ANSWER
What does the study of Shakespeare contribute to the understanding of our culture? The things that shakespeare explores in his plays are still releavent culturally, things like insanity, lust, deception, and forbidden love, transcend date and time.

What does the study of Shakespeare contribute to our sense of, use, and understanding of the English language? It allows us to expand our vocabulary as well as teaching us that language can be used to both make statements and be poetic at the same time.

What can the study of Shakespeare teach us about human nature? That human nature has not changed as much as we like to think it has over the last 500 years, people are still all the things that Shakespeare thought they were. We are still struggling with the same issues and although the diologue has changed the problems have remained the same.

Finally, why do you think that Shakespeare’s plays have been popular for more than four hundred years: Because they are honest, although the situations deal with princes and kings and royalty, they also offer us and hones look into our own hearts and minds.

I can give specific examples if needed but I think I may be too late on this one anyway.
Sorry