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Re-reads: The Merchant Of Venice

In honor of William Shakespeare’s birthday (April 23, 1564), I am cross-posting an essay I wrote about rereading The Merchant of Venice after many years.  This essay was originally posted on The South Asian Idea in August, 2017… 1,080 more words

Book Reviews

NaPoWriMo 2018 - April 23 (St. George's Day, Shakespeare's Birthday)

Happy Birthday, Master William!

When shall we three meet again?
It’s always such a pleasure to spend time
with your best pals in front of a good pint, 391 more words

Shylock and antisemitism

I have a new insight on antisemitism (https://clarespark.com/2013/05/11/index-to-blogs-on-antisemitism-2/) that also illuminates what passes for liberalism today: If you read THE MERCHANT OF VENICE, the contrast between the evil Shylock and the “rational” Christians is drawn out. 84 more words


Impression of Shylock (1)

In this play, Shylcok is portrayed as a Jewish moneylender in Venice. He is the father of Jessica and the former master of Launcelot. In this play, he is displaying a number of traits, e.g. 507 more words

Dialogue from “The Merchant of Venice” by William Shakespeare ~~Revenge~~

Excerpt from Act III. Scene I. Venice. A street.

Why, I am sure, if he forfeit, thou wilt not take his flesh. What’s that good for? 208 more words


Can't Always Relate


Write a new post in response to today’s one-word prompt.


So I’ve been enjoying my home school co-op class.  Last semester we studied Shakespeare’s  378 more words

Daily Prompt

Get Trump!

I was waiting for this. The supposed resignation of Al Franken, the resignation of John Conyers—all preamble to the main event: the never-ending push to impeach Donald Trump. 1,916 more words