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Unformatted text preview: cut-throat dog// And spit upon my Jewish gabardine. Shylock is malign, he thinks that his Jewish religion is better than any other religions especially Christianity. He is also sadistic in a sense that he wants a pound of Antonios flesh if Antonio can not pay for the money he borrowed. He is also revengeful, just because he has been mistreated by Venices Christian, particularly Antonio, he is angry towards all Christians. Usury is the act of lending money in an exorbitant interest rate. In my opinion it can be considered a sin because sometimes the rate that we have to pay is higher than the amount that we borrowed. It is also because the lender is thriving on other peoples plight. And Shylock justifies his taking of interest as a way to live, without the money he gets from lending it to people, he will not be able to accommodate himself....
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This note was uploaded on 04/05/2008 for the course ENG 261 taught by Professor Lee during the Spring '08 term at University of Michigan.
- Spring '08