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The Jew of Malta

The Jew of Malta


by Christopher Marlowe

The Jew of Malta: Themes (For the Most Part) Quiz

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Q. Ferneze depends on what to confiscate the Jews' wealth?

His charming personality
Maltese civil codes
Scripture and anti-Semitism
The Jews' criminal records
Q. What does Barabas care about most as the play opens?

The Game of Thrones Season Finale
Political power
Q. Bernadine and Jacomo go to accuse Barabas but get sidetracked by what?

Abigail's sudden death
The invasion of the Turks
Lady Gaga's tour bus
Barabas's offer to convert
Q. Why does Abigail converts to Christianity in earnest?

Bernadine convinces her that Judaism is sinful
She wants to help Barabas
She discovers that her father plotted the murders of Lodowick and Mathias
She found out Taylor Swift was Christian
Q. Barabas offers to destroy the Turks if Ferneze does what?

Pardons him
Makes him Governor
Performs a public rendition of "I Want You Back http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=is6gtilerPk" by NSYNC
Gives him a lot of money