Nine Female Characters from Shakespeare’s Plays – by Emma Welsh…

William Shakespeare

April 23rd is notable English poet and playwright, William Shakespeare’s birthday.

Countless lessons, studies, and papers have been devoted to learning the craft of Shakespeare, as he undoubtedly changed the way we consume the English language through his metrical pattern of lines of unrhymed iambic pentameter which we know to be blank verse.

To celebrate the birth of this man who brought us many of the greatest plays ever written, we’re taking a look at some of his most diverse female characters.

Invaluable created a neat visual that showcases an array of different women in Shakespeare, and how the playwright chose each of their names.

From Desdemona to Juliet herself, dive deep into the carefully chosen characteristic of nine female characters.

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