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Why is Portia unable to offer an opinion about the English Barron Falconbridge?
They don't speak the same language
Where does Portia jokingly say Falconbridge got his jacket, tights, and hat respectively?
Jacket in Italy, Tights in France, Hat in Germany
How does Shylock defend taking interest for loans?
Using a bible story about Jacob raising lambs for his Uncle
What must Portia's suitors pledge to do before they try the casket game?
Never marry if they are to loose the challenge
According to Salarino, how much faster do "Venus' pidgeons" fly (how much faster does time mover for young lovers)?
What do each of the caskets say?
Gold-get what many men want, Silver-get what you deserve, Lead-risk all you have
What bird does the Prince of Arragon liken those who would choose the gold casket to?
The Marlin (Martlet)
What does Salarino do when Shylock accuses him of being a part of the plot of his daughter running away?
He doesn't deny it
What is Shylock's reaction to hearing that another one of Antonio's ships wrecked (this one from Tripolis)
He was happy.
Who has tried to persuade Shylock not to follow up on his deal with Antonio?
20 Merchants, the Duke of Venice, and the highest ranking nobles
Why does Antonio believe that Shylock hates him?
He paid the debts of others who borrowed from Shylock
Where does Portia claim she and Nerissa will spend their time waiting for the return of their husbands?
A monastery 2 miles away
What does Lancelot tell Jessica her one hope of not going to Hell is?
If Shylock isn't her true father
Shylock says he won't accept money, even how many times more than Bassanio's offer?
Six times (36000 Ducats)
Who biblical character does Shylock compare Portia/Balthazar to after she says that the Duke can not act in this case?
Who does Shylock refuse to have on hand to try and save Antonio after his flesh has been removed?
What biblical character's decedents would Shylock have rathered Jessica marry than Lorenzo?
Under Venetian Law, what will happen if one drop of Antonio's blood is shed
Shylock's property and land will be seized by the state
After seeing the impossibility of cutting Antonio without shedding his blood, what does Shylock offer?
To accept the 9000 ducat deal
What does Portia classify Shylock as in order to get him arrested for conspiring to kill a Venetian citizen?
What are Antonio's demands that Shylock must meet
Shylock must convert to Christianity, and leave his property to Lorenzo and Jessica
What does Bassiano muse that he should have done in order to be able to convince his wife he lost the ring defending it?
Cut off his left hand
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