Shakespeare

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Singular
Shakespeare

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A portrait of William Shakespeare on a book of his plays
  1. William Shakespeare was an English writer and poet. He lived from 1564–1616. He is one of the most famous writers in history.
    The teacher said: "I think next we will read something by Shakespeare. Maybe Romeo and Juliet or Hamlet.
  2. Sometimes, when people say "Shakespeare," they mean "something written by William Shakespeare."
    Every year, the school's theater group performed a play. The new theater teacher told the group: "Next year, we will be performing Shakespeare."