Classmates of William Shakespeare is rightly called the largest humanist of the Renaissance. The creative legacy of the great playwright of all time includes 11 tragedies, 17 comedies, 10 histories, and poems. In the plays of the English writer reflected in different ages and Nations. His works had a huge influence on all European literature. One of the most enigmatic artists of the word set before mankind the question: "to be or not to be?" giving everyone the opportunity to find myself an answer.
Each of his creations is multifaceted and unique. The author compares the tragic with the comical, sometimes breaking the unity of time and place. In the TOP 10 includes the most popular and best works of Shakespeare, a list of which is presented below. 10 King Henry IV, "King Henry IV" opens ten best creations of the great dramatist of England. The work is a historical chronicle of the duologue, which describes the political and military events of the 15th century, taking place in England.
In the center of the plot king Henry IV, coming to power marked the country radically changes. In addition to the king, bright personalities in the chronicle presented Prince Harry, sir Henry Percy, and also one of the comic characters the knight-buffoon John Falstaff. 9 the taming of the shrew the taming of the shrew is one of the most popular comedies of William Shakespeare. In the center of a witty, instructive, and cheerful pieces is crooked and rude girl Katherine.
Of the top contenders in the men, only the young man manages with all sorts of gimmicks and tricks to tame the heroine. In Comedy there is a deep psychological insight, and the main idea of this work is that the author wanted to convey to the reader is that the man did not resist his destiny. Appearance says little about the inner contents of human nature, and nothing in this world is hidden that will not become manifest. 8 Romeo and Juliet "Romeo and Juliet" the brightest and most well-known work of the English writer.
The tragedy of high and sincere feelings of teenagers to this day excites the hearts of young readers. The author was able to convey the tragedy of the events, participated by young Romeo and Juliet. To prove the full depth of their feelings, young people have to sacrifice their lives. In all of world literature is not there "story sadder than the story of Romeo and Juliet". "Othello" is one of the most popular plays of the master of the pen. In the center of the plot the commander of Othello and the daughter of a Venetian Senator, Desdemona.
The lovers are the heroes marry and fall on the island of Cyprus, where a black military leader must serve, and his wife is ready to share his fate. Othello is madly in love with his wife and is terribly jealous of her. Passion has blinded her husband and into his soul sank the seeds of mistrust towards his wife. Hero is sure that Desdemona is cheating on him. His unfounded suspicions lead to her tragic end. "Richard III" is one of the great historical plays written by Shakespeare. The power comes to the English king Richard III, whose reign will not last long.
The ruler appears before the face of the reader as one of the most brutal historical figures. The ruling villain deprived of all morality and is ready for the throne to commit new murders. On the other hand a cold-blooded killer are presented as very talented people. Historical figure largely exaggerated by the writer and has nothing to do with reality. "Twelfth night, or What you will" is one of the funniest comedies of Shakespeare.