The Merchant of Venice - Study Guide Act 3, Scene 1 Summary & Analysis

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Salarino and Solanio discuss the rumors that another of Antonio's ships has been lost in the English Channel, and they hope that this is all he loses. Shylock enters, accusing them of being in on Jessica's plans to run away. Shylock tells them that she will be damned for her choice, but the men tell him that he is the very opposite of her daughter. Salarino asks Shylock if he has heard anything of Antonio's ships, and Shylock tells them that Antonio is hiding from them, because he will soon be bankrupt. Shylock tells them that he will gladly take a pound of Antonio's flesh in collection of the debt and use it as fish bait. Shylock vents to the men that he has been mistreated by Antonio just for being a Jew. Shylock tells them that he is a man, too, like them, but...

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