Shakespeare’s Shylock – villain or victim?

Arachne | | Tuesday, December 6th, 2011


Shakespeare’s play The Merchant of Venice, gives us one of his most interesting characters, Shylock, the Jew. His encounter with the witty Portia in the courtroom scene is dramatic conflict at its best, during which Shakespeare invites us, his audience, to ponder the issues raised in the play and to decide just where our sympathy lies. Is Shylock villain or victim?

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