Alongside the literary and poetical excellence Shakespeare displayed, his corpus of work solidified English language and codified its use. The English we speak now took its shape in his works. His role in the development of English language can be compared to that of Homer in Koine Greek, of Cicero in Latin, of Dante in Italian, etc.
Shakespeare is respected in the literary world because he is a writer who reignited the literary. Shakespeare's literature is known to inspire many people around the world and the way he wrote his plays and poems, which were very unique.