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MERCHANT OF VENICE

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MERCHANT OF VENICE Act 3 scene 1. In this scene the audience feel very sorry for shylock. Because, Jessica, shylocks daughter has eloped with Lorenzo. Lorenzo is Christian. Then we know how Shylock feels in this situation. This is very worst situation for shylock. In this scene Solanio and Solerio were insulting shylock. They were not feeling sorry for shylock's daughter's flight but they were happy inside. At this point shylock says ''my own flesh and blood to rebel!'' but Selerio and Solanio trying to upset and confuse shylock, they said ''there is more different between their flesh and hers that between jet and ivory, more between your bloods than there is between red wine and rhenish'. ...read more.

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I am a Jew''. At this point audience feel that Antonio is not a good man. But they feel this is not the right decision for shylock. In this scene shylock says 'the villainy you teach me I will execute, and it shall go hard but I will better the instruction'' that mean shylock going to take revenge same as Antonio. At this point shylock is trying to prove that he is not a villain and doing the right thing because, he says that he gonna do the same thing what Antonio done to him. At some point audience feel shylock worrying about his money rather than his daughter. Because, he says 'a diamond gone cost me two thousand ducats in Frankfort, The curse never fell upon our nation till now, two thousand ducats in that, and other precious, precious jewels. ...read more.

Conclusion

That's why he is most worrying and talking about his money. Shylock is trying to ignore his daughters topic at that point. Because, it is very shame to him and his religion. That's why he is trying to focus others on his money rather than his daughters flew. When tubal says about Antonio's lost shylock is very excited and very happy. To show that happiness Shakespeare uses repetition, like ''what, what, what, ill luck, ill luck, I thank god, I thank god, is it true, is it true, and good news, good news.'' These repetitions were showed happiness of shylock and happiness of the revenge going to get. Finally shylock says 'I am very glad of it. I'll plague him, I'll torture him. I am glad of it'. At this point audience clearly knew that shylock going to get Antonio's flesh. ...read more.

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