Types of plays:
Shakespeare wrote many different types of plays, such as: Love, Action,
Poetry, Tension, Death, Fun, Music, Dance, War, Betrayal, Comedy, History and Tragedy.
Other Non-Theatrical works:
The most popular work of Shakespeare that is not displayed on stage is
Poetry. A popular work of poetry he wrote were Sonnets, which is a short poem with 14 lines and a strict rhyme scheme. Here
are some facts about Shakespeares Sonnets:
- Nature, Wheather and the Seasons are often used as Metaphor's throughout his Sonnets.
- The Sonnets are either named with a number or the the first line of the sonnet.
- After the first 8 lines there is often a change of direction and a new idea is introduced.
- Shakespeare usually uses the last two lines of a Sonnet to make a statement- they are always a rhyming
Shakespeare wrote many plays which are still being studied and performed
today. All his plays are listed below, feel free to click on them which will link you to a page which tells you about them.