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The famous writers of Great Britain
1. ”The famous writers of Great Britain”
2. An auction-”The famous writers of Great Britain”
3. William Shakespeare.
4. When and where was Shakespeare born?He was born on the 23rd of April in 1564
5. What is known about his parents?His father John Shakespeare was a glove
maker, his mother Mary Arden was from a
wealthy and responsible family.
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6. Tell us the titles of his most famous plays?“Romeo and Juliet” , “Hamlet, Prince of
Denmark” , “Othello” .
7. How many sonnets did Shakespeare write?He wrote 154 sonnets.
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8. When and where did Shakespeare die?He died on the 23rd of April in 1616 in
9. Walter Scott.
10. When and where was Walter Scott born?He was born on the 15th of August in
1771 in Edinburgh.
11. What is known about his parents?Scott’s father was a
lawyer, his mother
was a daughter of a
12. What is the title of his first book and when was it written?Scott’s first book
“The Chase, and
written in 1796.
13. What genre of literature did Scott use most often and successfully?Scott is considered
to be the inventor
and the greatest
practitioner of a
14. When and where did Walter Scott die?He died on the 21st of September in1832
in Abbotsford, Scotland.
15. Mary ShelleyWhen
and where was Mary Shelley
16. Mary ShelleyWhen did she meet