Average words per speech

Avg. words
per speech
Play Word
Count
Speech
Count
Genre
35.26 Richard II 22,423 636 History
33.45 King John 20,772 621 History
31.33 Titus Andronicus 20,743 662 Tragedy
31.26 Henry VIII 24,629 788 History
30.62 Henry V 26,119 853 History
30.61 Winter's Tale 24,914 814 Comedy
29.49 Merchant of Venice 21,291 722 Comedy
28.16 Cymbeline 27,565 979 Tragedy
27.80 Henry IV, Part I 24,579 884 History
27.62 Henry VI, Part II 25,439 921 History
27.45 Henry VI, Part I 21,607 787 History
27.29 Midsummer Night's Dream 16,511 605 Comedy
26.03 Henry IV, Part II 25,689 987 History
25.60 Henry VI, Part III 24,294 949 History
24.87 As You Like It 21,690 872 Comedy
24.82 Romeo and Juliet 24,545 989 Tragedy
24.51 Pericles 18,529 756 History
24.45 Hamlet 30,557 1,250 Tragedy
23.92 Richard III 29,278 1,224 History
23.69 Tempest 16,633 702 Comedy
22.38 Macbeth 17,121 765 Tragedy
22.25 All's Well That Ends Well 23,009 1,034 Comedy
22.25 Coriolanus 27,589 1,240 Tragedy
22.14 Comedy of Errors 14,701 664 Comedy
22.14 King Lear 26,145 1,181 Tragedy
22.07 Measure for Measure 21,780 987 Comedy
22.01 Julius Caesar 19,703 895 Tragedy
21.82 Taming of the Shrew 21,055 965 Comedy
20.94 Timon of Athens 18,216 870 Tragedy
20.21 Othello 26,450 1,309 Tragedy
20.05 Troilus and Cressida 26,089 1,301 Tragedy
19.92 Much Ado about Nothing 21,157 1,062 Comedy
19.24 Twelfth Night 19,837 1,031 Comedy
19.11 Love's Labour's Lost 21,459 1,123 Comedy
18.78 Merry Wives of Windsor 21,845 1,163 Comedy
18.30 Antony and Cleopatra 24,905 1,361 Tragedy
18.16 Two Gentlemen of Verona 17,129 943 Comedy

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