"The Relationship Between Bassanio And Portia In The Merchant Of Venice" Essays and Research Papers

  • The Homosexual Relationship Between Antonio and Bassanio in William Shakespeare’s the Merchant of Venice

    The Homosexual Relationship Between Antonio and Bassanio in William Shakespeare’s The Merchant of...

    Homosexuality, Interpersonal relationship, Love 1689 Words | 6 Pages

  • Merchant of Venice and Portia

    In this play of deceptive appearances, is Portia suspect of not being altogether what she appears to be? Critics have debated this question...

    Antonio, Marriage, Portia 1549 Words | 5 Pages

  • Merchant of Venice

    Merchant of Venice- Romantic Comedy or not? Introduction A romantic comedy is a play that integrates romantic elements as...

    Antonio, Comedy, Discrimination 961 Words | 3 Pages

  • The Merchant of Venice: Analysis of Portia

    Character Name: Portia Character Traits: Loyal “Oh, me, the word ‘choose’! I may neither choose who I would nor refuse who I dislike; so...

    Antonio, Early Modern English, Marriage 2067 Words | 6 Pages

  • Consider Shakespeare's presentation of Portia in "The Merchant of Venice"

    Consider Shakespeare’s presentation of Portia in “The Merchant Of Venice” “The Merchant of...

    Antonio, Love, Portia 2095 Words | 6 Pages

  • Merchant of Venice

    can gamble money or items, and in some cases things much more important. In the play The Merchant of Venice by William...

    Antonio, Frankenstein, Gambling 1991 Words | 6 Pages

  • Differences Between Il Pecorne and a Merchant of Venice

    similarities between Ser Giovanni's Il Pecorone and William Shakespeare's A Merchant of Venice are blatantly...

    Difference, First Folio, Portia 796 Words | 3 Pages

  • A Merchant of Venice essay comparing the different sides of Portia.

    A Two-Faced "Lady Richly Left" (1.1.161). In the play The Merchant of Venice, Shakespeare reveals Portia's character in a...

    Antonio, Marriage, Portia 792 Words | 3 Pages

  • Merchant of Venice: Portia Essay

    The Merchant of Venice is a play set in a very male and Christian dominated society where other religions and women rights...

    Antonio, Boy, Doctor 1778 Words | 4 Pages

  • Merchant of Venice

    fundamental and often universal ideas explored in a literary work. Self-Interest versus Love On the surface, the main difference between...

    Antonio, Henry Irving, Portia 2372 Words | 7 Pages

  • Merchant of Venice Themes

    Themes in ‘The Merchant of Venice.’ 1. The nature of love, marriage and friendship. ▪ Shakespeare’s romantic comedies...

    Antonio, F. Murray Abraham, Love 1106 Words | 4 Pages

  • Pride and Prejudice & the Merchant of Venice

    and ‘The Merchant of Venice’. Shakespeare and Jane Austen both present strong feeling of love, revenge, hatred and friendship....

    Jane Austen, Laurence Olivier, Portia 2106 Words | 5 Pages

  • The Merchant of Venice by William Shakespeare.

    The Merchant of Venice by William Shakespeare. The Merchant of Venice is a tragic comedy by...

    Antonio, Portia, Shylock 1104 Words | 3 Pages

  • The Merchant of Venice

    The Merchant of Venice is a play by William Shakespeare, believed to have been written between 1596 and 1598.In...

    Antonio, Marriage, Portia 1625 Words | 4 Pages

  • The Merchant of Venice

    Love and Hate The Merchant of Venice a play written by the famous poet and play writer, William Shakespeare, in the year 1596...

    Antonio, Love, Portia 938 Words | 3 Pages

  • What fairytale elements can be discerned in Shakespeare's 'The Merchant of Venice?'

    There are many fairytale elements in 'The Merchant of Venice'. For example, there is the idea of being three different items such...

    Antonio, Brothers Grimm, Fairy tale 1777 Words | 5 Pages

  • A discussion of the themes and characters in "The Merchant of Venice"

    themes 'timeless'? (must provide examples from the modern day)Who were the main characters?Were they memorable and why?ESSAYShakespeare's play 'The...

    Antonio, Christopher Marlowe, First Folio 1321 Words | 4 Pages

  • romance and comedy in merchant of venice

    Question 1.The Merchant of Venice: A Romantic Comedy From Insights, 1992 The Merchant of...

    Antonio, Comedy, Love 2304 Words | 3 Pages

  • The Merchant of Venice

    The Merchant of Venice "Shakespeare's The Merchant of Venice is still relevant today because...

    Antisemitism, Discrimination, Jews 983 Words | 3 Pages

  • Women in disguise in Merchant of Venice

    period; how does he manipulate Renaissance gender constructions in order to convey his message; how is the patriarchal attitude explored through the women in...

    Antonio, Gender, Gender role 2853 Words | 7 Pages

  • Merchant of Venice - Plot Structure

    of ‘The Merchant of Venice' is apparently fanciful but in reality exactingly structured.</b></center> <br> <br>"The...

    Antonio, Fairy tale, Portia 1701 Words | 5 Pages

  • 1.The Merchant of Venice as a Tragicomedy. 2. The justification of Shylock's actions in 'The Merchant of Venice'. 3.The contrast between Belmont and Venice in 'The Merchant of Venice'

    a tragicomedy Shakespeare's 'The Merchant of Venice' is a comedy with a difference. It was written almost certainly...

    Antonio, Comedy, Portia 2290 Words | 7 Pages

  • The Role of Prejudice in the Merchant of Venice

    The Role of Prejudice In The Merchant of Venice This paper discusses the subject of prejudice in the William Shakespeare...

    Antisemitism, Christopher Marlowe, Jews 2382 Words | 7 Pages

  • Examine the presentation of parent-child relationships in Shakespeare's 'The Merchant of Venice"

    In 'The Merchant of Venice', there are three parent-child relationships; Shylock and Jessica, Portia...

    Antisemitism, Antonio, Portia 1677 Words | 4 Pages

  • Gender Stereotypes in the Merchant of Venice

    Themes in the Merchant of Venice Gender stereotypes are not a modern notion and as such expectations and limitations have always...

    16th century, Female, Gender 882 Words | 3 Pages

  • Choose Two Major Themes in “the Merchant of Venice”. State What You Have Learnt About These Themes and Their Importance in Providing You with an Understanding of the Play.

    The Merchant of Venice Choose two major themes in “The Merchant of Venice”. State what you have...

    Antonio, Emotion, Love 1115 Words | 3 Pages

  • Shakespeare's Purpose of the Merchant of Venice.

    Shakespeare's Purpose of The Merchant of Venice There are different intents to illustrate in each of Shakespeare's plays. In...

    Antonio, Arnold Wesker, Portia 913 Words | 3 Pages

  • Antonio and Bassanio

    Antonio and Bassanio Antonio and Bassanio are mainly presented as a pair throughout the play. Their...

    Antonio, Michael Radford, Portia 1173 Words | 3 Pages

  • Merchant of Venice

    A play I have studied is The Merchant of Venice. Two characters in the play who have a tense relationship are...

    Antisemitism, Antonio, Jews 1594 Words | 4 Pages

  • Merchant of Venice

    Mercy v. Justice – Old Testament v. New Testament While the conflict between justice and mercy plays a key role in determining the outcome...

    Christian terms, Christianity, Jesus 1369 Words | 3 Pages

  • The Themes of the Merchant of Venice

    The play Merchant of Venice by William Shakespeare has two major themes running through its story. Even though it was written in...

    Antonio, Portia, Shylock 1110 Words | 4 Pages

  • Merchant of Venice Glossary and Character Sketch

    Glossary—The Merchant of Venice Act I, Scene II 1. “By my troth”—a mild oath like “Upon my word” 2. aught—anything...

    793 Words | 4 Pages

  • The Merchant of Venice

    When William Shakespear wrote, The merchant Of Venice, he made a female character that has a huge influence on the play....

    Antisemitism, Jews, Judaism 1050 Words | 6 Pages

  • the merchant of venice

    The Merchant of Venice" by WIlliam Shakespeare. "The Merchant of Venice" is a play about revenge,...

    Christopher Marlowe, Hamlet, Othello 983 Words | 5 Pages

  • The Merchant of Venice- Critical Evaluation

    the themes of love and hate through character in the play “The Merchant of Venice”? William Shakespeare’s The...

    Antonio, Love, Portia 2277 Words | 7 Pages

  • The Merchant of Venice - Racism

    play, The Merchant of Venice, by William Shakespeare, is one that receives a lot of controversy in History. The main storyline of...

    1466 Words | 4 Pages

  • The merchant of venice: Tragedy or Comedy?

    tragedies, while others are more ambiguous. The Merchant of Venice is a play that falls under the latter type, and it has been...

    Comedy, Drama, Macbeth 877 Words | 3 Pages

  • Merchant of Venice

    main points, the time, morality and reflection) within the merchant of Venice?   Introduction -   The play, the...

    954 Words | 4 Pages

  • The Merchant of Venice - Trial Scene

    Williamson “The Merchant of Venice” Analyse how ONE main character’s attempts to solve a problem were important to the text...

    Antonio, Justice, Law 1362 Words | 4 Pages

  • Merchant of Venice Essay

    English essay In Shakespeare’s play the merchant of Venice the audience learns about love in many forms. Through the...

    Antonio, Friendship, Interpersonal relationship 980 Words | 3 Pages

  • The Merchant of Venice as a Romantic Comedy - Critical Analysis

    aware of the classical tradition by the chose to follow the Roman tradition of Petrarch and Boccacio. <br> <br>Shakespeare's early comedies were classical...

    Antonio, Comedy, Love 1704 Words | 5 Pages

  • Essay on Hamlet and Merchant of Venice

    A Feminist Analysis of Gender Identity in Hamlet and The Merchant of Venice William Shakespeare’s diverse female characters...

    Feminism, Gender, Gender identity 2247 Words | 6 Pages

  • Justice and Mercy in the Merchant of Venice

    Wheadon 1 English 3205 Dr. Lois Sherlow Matthew Wheadon Oct. 23, 2012 Justice and Mercy in The Merchant of Venice In the...

    Antonio, Portia, Shylock 1631 Words | 5 Pages

  • The Merchant of Venice, The Trial Scene, A Commentary

    One of the most central issues in 'The Merchant of Venice' is that of the antagonism between the Jews and the...

    Antonio, Portia, Shylock 2093 Words | 7 Pages

  • Merchant of Venice Film Analysis

    English 101-210 Final Draft Battle of the Directors The Merchant of Venice, also known as “The Jew of Venice...

    Al Pacino, Films considered the greatest ever, John Sichel 2437 Words | 6 Pages

  • How does Shakespeare explore the theme of love against self-interest in the Merchant of Venice?

    Shakespeare explore the theme of love against self-interest in the Merchant of Venice? In the Merchant of...

    Antonio, Judaism, Love 972 Words | 3 Pages

  • How Is Dramatic Tension Created in the Trial Scene of 'the Merchant of Venice'?

    How does Shakespeare create dramatic interest for the audience in the trial scene, Act 4 scene 1 in ‘The Merchant of Venice'?...

    Antonio, Portia, Royal National Theatre 2059 Words | 5 Pages

  • Xenophobia in Othello and the Merchant of Venice

    and emotionally compelling plays, sonnets, and poetry. Two of his finest pieces of work, Othello and The Merchant of Venice...

    Iago, Interracial marriage, Laurence Olivier 1555 Words | 4 Pages

  • Anti-Semitism and the Merchant of Venice

    Asiya Wallace November 30, 2012 English 100 Anti- Semitism &amp; The Merchant of Venice Anti-Semitism is the suspicion of,...

    African American, Antisemitism, Discrimination 856 Words | 3 Pages

  • Themes Merchant of Venice

    Discuss making close reference to The Merchant of Venice. In The Merchant of Venice hate, loyalty,...

    Debt, Friendship, Love 1046 Words | 3 Pages

  • Who is the true hero in The Merchant of Venice

    hero in the Merchant of Venice? The Merchant of Venice is a play by William Shakespeare set in 16th...

    Antonio, Portia, Shylock 926 Words | 3 Pages

  • Merchant of Venice Essay Planning Sheet

    Essay Planning Sheet Topic | TRUE LOVE | Thesis(What you wish to say about the topic) | IN THE MERCHANT OF VENICE, LOVE IS...

    Interpersonal relationship, Love, Marriage 989 Words | 3 Pages

  • Portia; Heroin of Venice

    Portia is a strong heroine in a play filled with, confused, selfish, niave men. It may seem that she is a controlling female who uses her...

    Antonio, Hero, Love 1437 Words | 4 Pages

  • Shakespeare and Anti-Semitism in the Merchant of Venice

    Anti-Semitism and the desecration of the Jewish population have been in existence for nearly five thousand years. In the Elizabethan era, a question of...

    Antisemitism, Christianity, Jews 1483 Words | 4 Pages

  • The Merchant of Venice

    The Merchant of Venice The play The Merchant of Venice is a comedy about a man named...

    610 Words | 2 Pages

  • The Merchant of Venice

    CourseworkHelp : The Differences between Venice & Belmont In the play “The Merchant of...

    Antonio, Atmosphere, Jews 1064 Words | 3 Pages

  • Write a Text About the Theme "Love", "The Merchant of Venice" and "Oliver Twist"

    Write a text about the theme ”love” William Shakespeare wrote “The Merchant of Venicebetween 1596 and 1598, and...

    Charles Dickens, Love, Oliver Twist 788 Words | 3 Pages

  • Merchant of Venice Act4 Scene1 Summary

    In William Shakespeare’s Merchant of Venise there were a lot of important scenes. But the ‘Trial scene’ was perceived to be the most important...

    Antonio, Henry Irving, Law 1213 Words | 3 Pages

  • Merchant of Venice Themes

    MERCHANT OF VENICE ESSAY ------------------------------------------------- Despite its age Shakespeare’s play has some very...

    Antonio, Portia, Shylock 1103 Words | 3 Pages

  • Merchant of Venice: Stereotypes, Shakespeare, and You

    Merchant of Venice: Stereotypes, Shakespeare, and You In the play The Merchant of Venice,...

    Antonio, Playwright, Portia 870 Words | 3 Pages

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