Quiz: How well do you know Shakespeare’s genres?

The Folger, along with many Shakespeare scholars, recognizes five categories of Shakespeare’s work: comedies, histories, tragedies, romances, and poems. Take the quiz to see if you can match the right works with the right genres!




Eclipses in Shakespeare’s plays

Here are three of the ways Shakespeare used eclipses in his plays and poems. Did you know? In 1598, England experienced a total solar eclipse.