What did Shakespeare do to become so famous?
Everyone knows that he wrote Romeo and Juliet, Macbeth, Hamlet and (at least) 35 other plays. For many, his 400-year-old language is hard to read. Some even find it difficult to understand him in the theater. Yet every year scores of books roll off the presses about him or his works, year after year, decade after decade, century after century. What has made him so famous for so long? What besides write a few old plays? Continue reading “What Shakespeare did”