The Merchant of Venice: Language of Shakespeare | Shakespeare in the Schools
In The Merchant of Venice, Portia and Shylock use language to persuade a jury. Two iconic speeches, "The Quality of Mercy" and Hath not a Jew eyes?" illustrate the rhetorical devices of listing and imagery.
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