The Merchant of Venice

by: William Shakespeare

Themes, Motifs & Symbols Quiz

Further study Themes, Motifs & Symbols Quiz

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Why does Bassanio seek to marry Portia in the first place?

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What do the Christian characters in the play embody?

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What issue causes the conflict between Shylock and the Christian characters to come to a head?

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In the play, what breaks the cycle of insults, injuries and revenge that traps Shylock and the Christian characters together?

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What does cross-dressing allow Portia to do?