The Merchant of Venice Essay | Student Essay

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Racism and Sexism in the Merchant of Venice

Summary: Examines William Shakespeare's play, The Merchant of Venice. Explores the main themes of racism and sexism. Analyzes quotes from the text.
In the Merchant of venice there is racism used a lot. Sometimes it gets so bad that names are not used just mentions of religions. This was said by Old Gobbo and Solanio.

"which is the way to master jews"

"the dog jew"

The second quote was Solanio be racism to all jews not just Shylock.there is also remarks on the Christian nationality. this is said by Shylock, they all use terms like this more then once.

"Fled with a Christian! O my Christian ducats, The prodigal Christian"

The price of Morocco used racism but in a different way to everyone else. Alienation prejudice and hatred the jews of these indignities at the hands of Christian bigots, but jew are not the only victims. In the Merchant of Venice, Shakespeare uses the Prince of Morocco, a suitor for Portia. To sho...

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