The Merchant of Venice Essay | Shylock: Victim of the Merchant of Venice

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Shylock: Victim of the Merchant of Venice

Summary: Shylock from William Shakespeare's play The Merchant of Venice is a Jewish money lender who lives in Venice. He is a victim of The Merchant of Venice because he was mistreated as a Jew, he received a horrible sentence in the court of law, and he was betrayed by his own daughter Jessica.
Shylock: Victim of The Merchant of Venice

Shylock from The Merchant of Venice is a Jewish money lender who lives in Venice. Shylock has lent three thousand ducats to Bassanio which he is to pay back in three months or Shylock gets a pound of flesh from Antonio. He is also a Jew and is mistreated by many people. Shylock is the victim of The Merchant of Venice because he was mistreated as a Jew, he received a horrible sentence in the court of law and he was betrayed by his own daughter, Jessica.

A reason why Shylock is the victim is that he was mistreated as a Jew; Jews in Shakespeare's time had to wear different clothes than everyone else did so you could be recognized as a Jew. They were also locked up at night so that they didn't get away...

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