The Merchant of Venice Essay | Themes in The Merchant of Venice

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Themes in The Merchant of Venice

Summary: Explores major themes in the William Shakespeare play, The Merchant of Venice. Describes how Shakespeare provides many tests for his characters in which they encounter various themes from the book. Considers how the outcome of each test reflects the morals and values of each person through their actions and decisions.
The Merchant of Venice portrays many tests for its characters in which they encounter various themes from the book. The way each person reacts to his individual test determines the characters personality as well as the way majority of people face these issues in the real world. The outcome of each test reflects the morals and values of each person through their actions and decisions.

In addition to being one of the main themes in The Merchant of Venice, materialism is also a test everyone in his life is inevitably going to encounter. The suitors who wish to win over Portia's hand in marriage do so by volunteering to choose one out of three baskets. The one who chooses the correct basket, with Portia's picture inside, will win Portia. However, to those who lose, they must vow to never marry again. This is not...

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