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The Merchant of Venice

The Merchant of Venice


1. Why does Shylock hate Antonio? -> Because Antonio is an anti-Semite
2. Where does Bassanio get the money to pay off Antonio’s debt? -> He gets it from Portia
3. Why does no one recognize Portia at Antonio’s trial? -> No one there knows what she looks like
4. What does Portia accuse Shylock of doing? -> Kidnapping her
5. What does Antonio promise as a guarantee that Bassanio will be faithful to Portia? -> His soul
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