William Shakespeare Monolague

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Shakespeare Monologue

Good afternoon ladies and gentlemen. How is everybody doing on this wonderful day? Great. Well, thank you everyone for that wonderful introduction. Allow me to introduce myself, like many of you know, I am William Shakespeare, but you may simply call me Will. I was born in a prosperous little town in the English Midlands on the date of...ummm, well...I am not to sure which day, but I was baptized on April 26th 1564, we can just leave it at that. Once again, as some of you may know, I am a play writer as well as an actor and a poet. I'm sure that most of you have heard of many of my plays, such as Romeo and Juliet or Hamlet, and yes, I know, they are very good. No need for applause. I am a very laid back gent and like to take my time at things and I am glad at that, it has got me far in life.

I was born into a family of 7, not very big back then. One of my brothers unfortunately passed away while I was young. Times where very hard back then. Life expectancies where short, I'd wake up in the morning, wondering, was I still alive. My father was the town official and my mother was, umm, a housewife I suppose. In my childhood I attended Grammar School, and up till then I wasn't for poetry of anything like that. As time passed though, I became more and more intrigued. So I began to write and write and write some more. I was very interested in Latin works, mostly comedies and tragedies. Hey, do any of you people out there know of Ovid. No, well he was a great buddy of mine, as well as one...