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The Merchant of Venice

The Merchant of Venice


by William Shakespeare

The Merchant of Venice: Themes (For the Most Part) True or False

1. Most isolation is caused by what? -> Religious estrangement
2. What is Shylock's religion? -> Jewish
3. What is Shylock's career? -> Moneylender
4. Whose hand is won by chance? -> Portia's
5. What must Bassanio auction so he can have the financial backing to woo Portia? -> His friend Antonio’s life