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    Shakespeare present his ideas (themes‚ main points‚ the time‚ morality and reflection) within the merchant of Venice?   Introduction -   The play‚ the merchant of Venice‚ was written by Shakespeare. The play puts forward ideas and themes which are universal and relevant in today’s life. He uses techniques‚ dramatic techniques and context to showcase these ideas which form the plot‚ climax and conclusion of this remarkable play.   Body -   Justice   Point: In Venice‚ 1596‚ the economic stability

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    The Merchant of Venice In “The Merchant of Venice” by William Shakespeare is a play in which the themes of love and hate are dominant. The Merchant of Venice is a tale set in Venice about a merchant named Antonio who attempts to help his friend‚ Bassanio marry his love Portia. In order to do this he is forced to borrow money from a Jewish money lender called Shylock. In this essay I will discuss the nature of these themes and the main characters involved. I also intend to consider the different

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    In Shakespeare’s play‚ The Merchant of Venice‚ the audience is challenged by the conflict of different religions and faiths‚ unfairness in the law and revenge towards other characters to explore relationships with fellow humans. The play’s essential focus around these themes allows the audience to explore each character’s actions and morality. Antonio and Shylock’s continued conflict over their different religion‚ Portia’s inability to choose who she wishes to marry and Shylock’s revenge towards

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    Love and Hate The Merchant of Venice a play written by the famous poet and play writer‚ William Shakespeare‚ in the year 1596 - 1598. It is based on both love and hate. Shakespeare demonstrates the themes of love and hate clearly through various character. The friendship love is shown through Antonio towards Bassanio‚ romantic love is shown through Portia and Bassanio and self love is shown through shylock. However Shakespeare also illustrates hates during the play through the characters shylock

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    Shylock in "The Merchant of Venice" Summary: In "The Merchant of Venice" by William Shakespeare‚ Shylock is always portrayed as the villain of the play. However‚ a study of his strengths and weaknesses reveals how hard it is to tell whether he is a villain or a victim. ’The Merchant of Venice’ written by William Shakespeare is two stories; the flesh blond tale and the love caskets tale. An important character that portrays these two stories is Shylock‚ an arrogant Jewish merchant. Shylock is

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    The Merchant of Venice" by WIlliam Shakespeare. "The Merchant of Venice" is a play about revenge‚ justice‚ deseption and friendship. The story is about‚ Shylock a wealth Jew‚ lending one of his enemies‚ Antonoi‚ three thousand ducats. Although Antonio is a rich merchant all his resources are in his ships‚ trading too distant countries‚ but because he wants to help out his friend‚Bassanio‚ he has no choice but to ask Shylock for a loan ‚ not to know it could lead to his death. In this play there

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    Merchant of Venice Notes KEY LITERARY ELEMENTS SETTING The play‚ as the title suggests‚ is set in Italy. Venice‚ in the popular imagination of Elizabethan society‚ was a place of fabulous wealth‚ royal merchants‚ richly attired gentlemen‚ and refined culture. Antonio is very much a part of this society. But this is not the only part of the Venetian picture that is portrayed in the play; another less romantic view is also given. It is the cruel commercial and legal side of Venice‚ where ships

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    Jews and Christians in Renaissance Venice as Portrayed by Shakespeare’s The Merchant of Venice Benjamin Ravid‚ Robert Finlay‚ and Walter Cohen all have their own way of explaining the Jews in Venice in their articles. There is no argument that Shakespeare’s play The Merchant of Venice contradicts and is over exaggerated when it is compared to each one of their articles‚ although there are many situations and events that occur in the play that relate to the historical reality of the relationship

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    Merchant of Venice I agree with the statement saying that the main issues of The Merchant of Venice are credited to the development of Shylock and Portia. Throughout the story‚ the characters of Shylock and Portia are the ones who raise many significant matters to do with Venetian society and even our society today. Shylock’s experiences in the story bring up topics of racism and revenge‚ while through the character of Portia‚ issues such as justice‚ mercy and the role of women in a patriarchal

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    The Merchant of Venice is a play by William Shakespeare‚ believed to have been written between 1596 and 1598.In Shakespeare s The Merchant of Venice‚ there are many controversies over religion and friendship‚ but the idea of the play that interested me the most was the role of women. The two women that are in this play take on the role of the saviors of the men who seem helpless and hopeless compared to them. From the first time we meet Portia‚ we see that she is a very smart woman and that she is

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