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The Merchant of Venice

Merchant of Venice Act 2

What is the final condition stipulated in Portia’s father’s will regarding the contest of thecaskets? What is the dramatic or narrative purpose of introducing such a condition? If a suitor decides to play the lottery of chests and chooses the…

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Quote ID Merchant of Venice

In christening shalt thou have two godfathers.Had I been judge, thou shouldst have had ten more,To bring thee to the gallows, not the font. Shylock is speaking to Antonio at the end of the trial But, since I am a…

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Merchant of Venice study guide

Orpheus Mythological musician who represents the power of music Portia dompares a “good deed in a naughty world” to The light of a candle in the darkness Cressid Betrayed Troilus when me moved to the Greek camp during the Trojan…

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Merchant of Venice quiz Act 3-5

Why is it such a crisis for Shylock that his daughter converted and married a Christian? He’s ashamed of his daughter. Thinking of the shame she brought him(His daughter is converting to be a Christian) To Shylock Christians are his…

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