Why is he still so famous?

His plays portray recognizable people in situations we experience in our lives: love, marriage, death, mourning, guilt, the need to make difficult choices, separation, reunion and reconciliation. They do so with great humanity, tolerance, and wisdom. They are constantly fresh and can be adapted to the place and time they are performed. Their language is wonderfully expressive and powerful. Shakespeare used over 20,000 words in his works, while the average writer uses 7,500 and the English Dictionary of his time only had 500 words. He’s credited with creating 3,000 words in the English Oxford Dictionary. He was by far the most important individual influence on the development of the modern English. He invented lots of words that we use in our daily speech They help us to understand what it is to be human, and to cope with the prolems of being so.