William Shakespeare's 'The Merchant of Venice' - Comedy, tragedy or problem play?


Term Paper (Advanced seminar), 2010

20 Pages, Grade: 1,3


Excerpt


Table of contents

1. Introduction

2. Defining the genre
2.1 Comedy
2.2 Tragedy
2.3 Problem play

3. Comic and tragic aspects in The Merchant of Venice
3.1 Venice: The flesh-bond plot
3.2 Belmont: The courtship plot

4. Shylock: comic villain or anti-Semitic victim?
4.1 The comic portrayal of Shylock
4.2 The mistreatment of Shylock in the trial scene

5. Conclusion

6. Bibliography

Excerpt out of 20 pages

Details

Title
William Shakespeare's 'The Merchant of Venice' - Comedy, tragedy or problem play?
College
RWTH Aachen University  (Institut für Anglistik)
Course
Hauptseminar Shakespeare's Comedies
Grade
1,3
Author
Year
2010
Pages
20
Catalog Number
V189478
ISBN (eBook)
9783656136026
ISBN (Book)
9783656136651
File size
640 KB
Language
English
Keywords
Shakespeare, Merchant of Venice, Genre, comedy
Quote paper
Anni St. (Author), 2010, William Shakespeare's 'The Merchant of Venice' - Comedy, tragedy or problem play?, Munich, GRIN Verlag, https://www.grin.com/document/189478

Comments

  • No comments yet.
Read the ebook
Title: William Shakespeare's 'The Merchant of Venice' - Comedy, tragedy or problem play?



Upload papers

Your term paper / thesis:

- Publication as eBook and book
- High royalties for the sales
- Completely free - with ISBN
- It only takes five minutes
- Every paper finds readers

Publish now - it's free