Georg Engel's Leistungskurs Englisch 2006/08 To learn or not to learn, that is the question...

Unit 3 Macbeth

Text 1

Two biographies of William Shakespeare

The two texts were handed out in class to you. Compare the texts and find out information on Shakespeare's

  • background,
  • his early life and education,
  • his relations with women
  • and his "lost years".

Where do the texts agree and where do they differ in facts and interpretation?