Love in "The Merchant of Venice" Essay by The Research Group

Love in "The Merchant of Venice"
An examination of the theme of love in Shakespeare's play "The Merchant of Venice".
# 71250 | 690 words | 1 source | MLA | 2005 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2005 in Shakespeare (Merchant of Venice)

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This paper looks at Portia's true love for Bassanio in Shakespeare's play, "The Merchant of Venice" and contrasts it with Antonio's self-serving, obsessive love for the same man. Reflections on Shakespeare's insights on true love are offered.

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"The Merchant of Venice like all of his plays is full of meaning on many levels. One of the predominant themes in this play however is that of love. A number of people in the play either love each other or claim to.."

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