The Merchant of Venice: Act III, Scene i Quiz

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What is Shylock's reason for seeking revenge?

He was scorned and mocked by Christians

According to Shylock, what do Jews and Christians have in common?

Physical characteristics and abilities

What does Shylock believe is the appropriate response to being wronged by a Christian?

Revenge

What does Shylock claim will happen if Jews are similar to Christians in all aspects except one?

They will seek revenge

What does Shylock vow to do in response to the 'villany' he has been taught?

He vows to seek revenge with equal severity

What does Shylock plan to collect from Antonio as a forfeiture?

A pound of Antonio's flesh

What reason does Shylock give for seeking revenge on Antonio?

All of the above

According to Shylock, what is the appropriate response if a Christian wrongs a Jew?

Revenge

What does Shylock claim will happen if Jews are similar to Christians in all aspects except one?

They will seek revenge

What does Shylock vow to do in response to the 'villany' he has been taught?

Execute the villany

What is Shylock's attitude towards seeking revenge on Antonio?

He is determined and resolute in seeking revenge

What does Shylock believe about the similarities between Jews and Christians?

He believes that Jews and Christians share common experiences and emotions

Why does Shylock feel justified in seeking revenge on Antonio?

Antonio laughed at Shylock's financial losses and mocked his gains

How does Shylock respond to the idea of forgiveness towards Antonio?

He rejects the idea and insists on seeking revenge

According to Shylock, what should the response be if a Christian wrongs a Jew?

Revenge based on Christian example

Test your knowledge of The Merchant of Venice with this quiz focusing on Act III, Scene i, where Shylock discusses collecting the forfeiture from Antonio. Explore the play's themes, characters, and conflicts through this quiz.

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