Cruelty In William Shakespeare's The Merchant Of Venice

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The historical context of the merchant of Venice turns through the Middle Ages, were the property of the king, and merchandise was not permitted to refuse the church. In fact, English kings allowed the Jews to remind in England largely for financial reasons, what makes practicing trades, particularly money, lending money that were highly profitable, but at the same time forbidden to Christians and religious. For that reason, in that time, Jews earned large sums of money profits that were not under the burden of equally large taxes (longer as a source). It seems that Shakespeare was influenced by plays and the crimes, tragedies, drama and sonnets at that time in England. Furthermore, many Christians believe, that Jews are responsible for Jesus. Besides, there are sections in the bible which…show more content…
The Merchant of Venice is technically classified as a comedy, but at the same time, it refers to tragedy comedy because it shares features in common with comedy. Yet, it contains the sort of dark elements, which is typically found in tragedies. Basically, this masterpiece characterises in a comedic situation which is a pretty formal way to talk. That mean, the history of a merchant of Venice shows cruelty that begins with a conflict and end with complications in the ELIZABETH era. This roleplay created by William Shakespeare show the abuses of the Jewish moneylender, who express intolerance and prejudice as a result of avarice in the characters, which are represented by the following: Shylock: a Jewish moneylender in Venice. Angered by his mistreatment at the hands of Venice’s Christians, who demanding payment of a pound of flesh. Antonio: the merchant whose love for his friend Bassanio. Bassanio a kinsman, whose fell in love with the wealthy Portia and Antonio's friend. Gratiano: A friend of Bassano’s who accompanies him to

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