Merchant Of Venice Revenge Quotes

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Shakespeare has also presented Shylock as a hateful and revenge-driven character when Shylock says ' I hate him for he is a Christian.' The verb 'hate' Shows that Shylock detests, loathes, anathematizes, and scorns upon Antonio. However, Shylock hates Antonio, because of all the bad things he's done to him, like spit on him and call him a dog, so his hate is out of his hands. The noun 'Christian' in the quote shows that Shylock hates Antonio just because of his religion. Another way to interpret this is by saying that Shylock is discriminating the whole Christian religion due to one man. This links to context because in the Elizabethan era, Jews detested Christians because of their religion and vice versa.
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