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Essay heading: Merchant Of Venice Shylock Stu
 
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In the end of the play Shylock does not get his bond and Antonio gets away free. Shylock even has to pay a fine of half his money and he has to become a Christian. Now in the world this seems to be a ridiculous and horrible price to pay. What do you gain by making a person give up there religion. In Shakespeare’s time this might have been acceptable but now it is just silly...
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What do you gain by making a person give up there religion. In Shakespeare’s time this might have been acceptable but now it is just silly. It makes the reader feel sorry for Shylock in the end, because he has to give up the last thing he cares about.
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