The Merchant of Venice

The Merchant of Venice

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ISBN10: 1613828659 ISBN13: 9781613828656 Publisher: Simon & Brown Published: Jun 23 2011 Pages: 204 Language: English

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Classified as a comedy in Shakespeare's First Folio, while it shares certain aspects with Shakespeare's other romantic comedies, the play is perhaps more remembered for its dramatic scenes, and is best known for the character Shylock and the 'pound of flesh'. The play's antisemitic aspects has gained more attention in recent years. Show Excerpt ow with better company. SALARINO. I would have stay'd till I had made you merry, If worthier friends had not prevented me. ANTONIO. Your worth is very dear in my regard. I take it your own business calls on you, And you embrace th' occasion to depart. SALARINO. Good morrow, my good lords. BASSANIO. Good signiors both, when shall we laugh? Say when. You grow exceeding strange; must it be so? SALARINO. We'll make our leisures to attend on yours. Exeunt SALARINO and SALANIO.] LORENZO. My Lord Bassanio, since you have found Antonio, We two will leave you; but at dinner-time, I pray you, have in mind where we must meet. BASSANIO. I will not fail you. GRATIANO. You look not well, Signior Antonio; You have too much respect upon the world; They lose it that

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