Shakespeare and Love
Love is something we all share no matter where we live and it disregards social status or age. Shakespeare has captured the spirit of it, its highs and lows, and the beauty of falling in love in some of the most poetical lines ever written. He wrote 38 plays and the word love is mentioned in each one of them.
This tragedy written early in his career is about two young star-crossed lovers whose deaths ultimately unite their feuding families.
A Midsummer Night's Dream is believed to have been written between 1590 and 1596.
Much Ado About Nothing is a comedy by William Shakespeare about two pairs of lovers, Benedick and Beatrice, and Claudio and Hero.
Twelfth Night, sometimes called What You Will, is a comedy believed to have been written around 1601 to 1602.
King Lear descends into madness after disposing of his wealth between two of his three daughters bringing tragic consequences for all.
Shakespeare has captured the spirit of love, its highs and lows, and the beauty of falling in love in some of the most poetical lines ever written.