5 Answered Questions for the topic the merchant of venice


The Merchant of Venice?

İs there any short version of the merchant of Venice to play? We are going to play it in our class but the problem is that the story is too long and we don't have enough time for all of it. I need... more
The Merchant Of Venice Literature William Shakespeare


Why does Portia say this in The Merchant of Venice?

In Act III Scene 2 of *The Merchant of Venice* by William Shakespeare, > Portia : One half of me is yours, the other half yours. Mine own, I would say; but if mine then yours. Roughly... more
The Merchant Of Venice Literature Meaning William Shakespeare


What's the meaning of the text in the scroll that the Prince of Arragon finds in the silver casket in Act 2, Scene 9 of The Merchant of Venice?

This is the exact text (*The Merchant of Venice*, Act 2 Scene 9): >Arragon: >The fire seven times tried this, >Seven times tried that judgment is, >That did never choose... more


Are there earlier incidences than Merchant of Venice of an angel on one shoulder and a devil on the other?

In [act 2, scene 2 of *The Merchant of Venice*](http://shakespeare.mit.edu/merchant/merchant.2.2.html), Launcelot Gobbo is conflicted regarding whether to run from Shylock, or continue working for... more
The Merchant Of Venice Religion Literature William Shakespeare


Was Shakespeare a religious fanatic?

In the play *The Merchant of Venice*, Shylock is pretty much disdained and humiliated only because he was a Jew. His thirst for revenge against Antonio is fuelled by the fact that Antonio... more

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