Everyone knows William Shakespeare, the prolific English playwright and poet of the late 1500s and early 1600s. His extensive collection of comedies, tragedies, and romances are still very popular today. In fact, they are frequently referenced, adapted, and studied across the globe due to their reputation and his. In light of TNT’s new television series, Will, which premiered on 10 July and chronicles the early life of William Shakespeare on the play-writing circuit, we created a quiz to test your knowledge of Shakespeare’s works.
How familiar are you with these notable quotes from the fathers in Shakespeare? Test your knowledge by matching the quotes with the father who said it.
Featured Image Credit: ‘Procession of Characters, from Shakespeare’s Plays’ (circa 1840) by Unknown artist (manner of Thomas Stothard), uploaded by Google Art Project. Public domain via Wikimedia Commons.