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Money lent, an enemy made: The Merchant of Venice


With a partner discuss the following:

  • Have you ever lent money to anyone? Did they return it?
  • How do you understand the saying : “Money lent, an enemy made”?
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Shakespeare and Censorship

You probably know by now how I feel about Shakespeare. You probably also know how I feel about censorship. So it shouldn’t come as a surprise that when I hear of someone censoring Shakespeare, I tend to take notice. 787 more words

William Shakespeare

The Pay Day Loan.

I wonder if young Shakespeare ever took a payday loan

When he wrote of Shylock, that usurer well-known.

A pound of flesh is just about what you must sure forgo… 133 more words


Shylock's character and role in "The Merchant of Venice"

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Today I’m happy to present to you the character of Shylock in Shakespeare’s play “The Merchant of Venice” and how he represents the Jewish people of Europe at that time. 501 more words


I don't want to be a librarian or work in a book shop

When I mention the words “Comprehension” and “Literary Commentary”, I am mostly met with comments about how useless these tasks are. Students declare that they would never read these kind of books or excerpts so why do they need to be able to analyse them at all? 375 more words

But I Don't Like Reading