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Merchant of Venice: Notes (Cliffs Notes) - Study Notes

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This play is a romantic comedy. But as the story of a young merchant who cannot repay a debt to vindictive money lender, it has a very dark obstacle in the character of Shylock, one of the most vivid and memorable characters in Shakespeare's works.

Synopsis:

The original CliffsNotes study guides offer expert commentary on major themes, plots, characters, literary devices, and historical background.

In CliffsNotes on The Merchant of Venice, you follow along as a young merchant cannot repay his debt to a vindictive moneylender.

This is the story that introduces us to Shylock, one of the most vivid and memorable characters in Shakespeare's work. You'll gain insight into this romantic comedy as you move through each of the play's five acts. Other features that help you figure out this important work include

  • Life and background of the author
  • Analyses of the characters
  • A brief synopsis of the play
  • A review section that tests your knowledge
  • A selected bibliography that leads you to more great resources

Classic literature or modern-day treasure — you'll understand it all with expert information and insight from CliffsNotes study guides.

Table of Contents

Life of Shakespeare.

A Brief Synopsis.

List of Characters.

Summaries and Commentaries.

Act I.

Act II.

Act III.

Act IV.

Act V.

Character Analyses.

Questions for Review.

Selected Bibliography.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780822000525
Author:
McNeir, Waldo F.
Publisher:
Cliffs Notes
Location:
Lincoln, Neb.
Subject:
Shakespeare
Subject:
Drama
Subject:
Book Notes
Subject:
Eliot, george, 1819-1880
Subject:
In literature
Subject:
Jews in literature
Subject:
Shakespeare, William
Subject:
Literature (Cliffs Notes)
Subject:
Reference-Study Notes
Copyright:
Edition Number:
New ed.
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
Cliffsnotes Literature Guides
Series Volume:
99/132
Publication Date:
February 1961
Binding:
Electronic book text in proprietary or open standard format
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
72
Dimensions:
8.25 x 5.25 in

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"Synopsis" by , This play is a romantic comedy. But as the story of a young merchant who cannot repay a debt to vindictive money lender, it has a very dark obstacle in the character of Shylock, one of the most vivid and memorable characters in Shakespeare's works.
"Synopsis" by , The original CliffsNotes study guides offer expert commentary on major themes, plots, characters, literary devices, and historical background.

In CliffsNotes on The Merchant of Venice, you follow along as a young merchant cannot repay his debt to a vindictive moneylender.

This is the story that introduces us to Shylock, one of the most vivid and memorable characters in Shakespeare's work. You'll gain insight into this romantic comedy as you move through each of the play's five acts. Other features that help you figure out this important work include

  • Life and background of the author
  • Analyses of the characters
  • A brief synopsis of the play
  • A review section that tests your knowledge
  • A selected bibliography that leads you to more great resources

Classic literature or modern-day treasure — you'll understand it all with expert information and insight from CliffsNotes study guides.

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