The Merchant of Venice | Study Guide

William Shakespeare

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The Merchant of Venice | Character Map

Enemies Rescues Lady-in-Waiting Daughter Jester Friends Servant Aids escape Friends Marries Marries Antonio Merchant; struggles with money problems Shylock Jewish moneylender; object of scorn Jessica Jewish girl; elopes with a Christian man Portia Cunning heiress Nerissa Confidante Launcelot Gobbo Comical figure; good with puns Gratiano Talkative, good-humored young gentleman Bassanio Bankrupt gentleman
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