What Types Of Plays Did William Shakespeare Write?


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chelseaa hishon answered
Comedies, romances, and tragedies
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Anonymous answered
History themed Plays:
King Henry IV Part 1 - play by William Shakespeare
King Henry IV Part 2 - a Shakespearean play
King Henry V - play by William Shakespeare
King Henry VI Part 1 - play by William Shakespeare
King Henry VI Part 2 - a Shakespearean play
King Henry VI Part 3 - a Shakespearean play
King Henry VIII - play by William Shakespeare
King John - play by William Shakespeare
Richard II - play by William Shakespeare
Richard III - play by William Shakespeare

Tragedy themed Plays:
Antony and Cleopatra - play by William Shakespeare
Coriolanus - a Shakespearean play
Hamlet - play by William Shakespeare
Julius Caesar - play by William Shakespeare
King Lear - play by William Shakespeare
Macbeth - play by William Shakespeare
Othello - play by William Shakespeare
Romeo and Juliet - play by William Shakespeare
Timon of Athens - a Shakespearean play
Titus Andronicus - a Shakespearean play

Comedy themed Plays:
Alls Well That Ends Well - play by William Shakespeare
As You Like It - play by William Shakespeare
Comedy of Errors - play by William Shakespeare
Cymbeline - a Shakespearean play
Love's Labour's Lost - a Shakespearean play
Measure for Measure - play by William Shakespeare
Merchant of Venice - play by William Shakespeare
Merry Wives of Windsor - play by William Shakespeare
Midsummer Nights Dream - play by William Shakespeare
Much Ado About Nothing - play by William Shakespeare
Pericles, Prince of Tyre - a Shakespearean play
Taming of the Shrew - play by William Shakespeare
The Tempest - play by William Shakespeare
Troilus and Cressida - a Shakespearean play
Twelfth Night - play by William Shakespeare
Two Gentlemen of Verona - a Shakespearean play
Winter's Tale - a Shakespearean play

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Anonymous answered
Classic Genres are:

Comedy: Twelfth Night, Midsummer, As You Like It (Classically comedy offers marriage and the hope of a new world order)
Tragedy: Macbeth, Hamlet, King Lear, Romeo & Juliet (Classically tragedy offers the down fall (and normally death) of the titular character by their own actions and choices (Caesar is the exception to the rule)
History: Henry V, Richard II (Classically dealing with the true monarchs of England)

A fourth contemporary category (used mostly by scholars and not the general public) is romance: Winter's Tale, Tempest - usually marked as a TragioComedy where there is much downfall of characters with an upbeat ending.

A fifth category is much debated: The Problem Play (called thus both because it is very problem driven plot and because it doesn't fit neatly into the three classical or the fourth contemporary categories) Merchant of Venice, Troilus and Cressida. (They tend to have much darker plots that are scattered with comedy, I term it a Comyotragedy where the focus is more on the downfall of the characters but they don't usually die).
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The plays of William Shakespeare were traditionally split into three different categories; comedies, tragedies and histories. Some plays are now considered, by some, to be romances and plays which are difficult to classify can be called the problem plays, which mainly consist of All's Well That Ends Well, Measure For Measure and Troilus and Cressida.

Of all of Shakespeare's plays, of which 37 are believed to still survive, a small majority were comedies, with tragedies and histories second and third respectively.
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Anonymous answered
William Shakespeare wrote plays about the histories, the comedies, the tragedies, romances an tragicomedies
Carolyn Jones Profile
Carolyn Jones answered
William Shakespeare is one of, if not the most, famous playwright in the UK, if not across the world. Many of the stories he created have acted as framework for most modern day stories, plays and films.

Besides the amazing language that Shakespeare used, the range of content and genres that he spanned in his writing are marks of greatness. They are normally split into three genres; tragedies, histories and comedies.

Shakespeare wrote many tragedies such as Hamlet and Romeo and Juliet (also thought to be one of the greatest love stories ever told), Titus Andronicus and Othello.

He wrote history plays such as Henry IV, V and VI and their numerous parts.

Some of his most loved works are his comedies including Twelfth Night, Measure for Measure, All's Well That Ennds Well and Two gentlemen of Verona.

His complete works are widely available. I picked up my first copy for £2! And there are plenty of films if you would prefer.
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Comedy romance history and tragedies...
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He wrote histories,comedies and romances they are very good plays
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He wrote all types of plays. A lot of them involved scandal, deceit, theft, murder, incest, and more. Take a journey and do some reading of Shakespeare. You will never regret it.
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What are the 5 types of plays shakespeare wrote because I can only find 3 and I need to find 5?

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