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The 6 literary devices Shakespeare most used for dramatic effect

Many people think of William Shakespeare as the greatest creative writer in the history of English literature (though there are a number of other candidates), and there is good reason for that. His influence on subsequent writers – not only English writers – is far-reaching and profound.

Shakespeare’s Kings

No writer created as many kings as Shakespeare did.  Some were based on real historical kings and others were fictional or drawn from mythology. One was even from the fairy world. Politics, and the way human beings are governed by those who exercise power in society is something that was of profound interest to Shakespeare. […]

Is there really a hidden meaning behind Shakespeare’s poems?

Author’s bio: Eveline Heston is a freelance writer who loves literature with all her heart. She dedicated a lot of her time to researching myths about William Shakespeare, which, among modern American literature, is her biggest passion. The anterior mention of Shakespeare’s sonnets refers to 1598, when a Cambridge master, Francis Meres, published a critical […]