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Friday, May 6, 2011

Shakespearean heroes And Heroines

Shakespeare's heroes are not of heroic status but his heroines are. Except the exaggerated  Henry -V and slightly heroic  valentine Shakespeare has no heroes .The simplicity of Othello ; vanity of strength in Coriolanus ,Caesar , Anthony , indolence and drowsy speculation in Hamlet;the impatience of Romeo are all grave flaws in these heroes .His heroines ,on the other hand , being flawless hopeful and steady ,are conceived in the highest grade of heroic humanity.
And first let us Shakespeare .Note broadly at the out set ,Shakespeare has no heroes ; he has only heroines .There is not entirly heroic figure in all plays, except the silght sketch of henry the fifth , exagg
William Shakespeare

The Chandos portrait, artist and authenticity unconfirmed. National Portrait Gallery, London.
Born Baptised 26 April 1564 (birth date unknown)
Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire, England
Died 23 April 1616 (aged 52)
Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire, England
Occupation Playwright, poet, actor
Literary movement English Renaissance theatre
Spouse(s) Anne Hathaway (m. 1582–1616) «start: (1582)–end+1: (1617)»"Marriage: Anne Hathaway to William Shakespeare" Location: (linkback:
Children Susanna Hall
Hamnet Shakespeare
Judith Quiney
Relative(s) John Shakespeare (father)
Mary Shakespeare (mother)

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