In todays time it has become a habit amongst us all to stay glued to your gadgets and social media accounts. Gone are those days when people used to spend hours reading interesting books, novels, stories, poetry etc.
It is very important to read books to have a holistic upbringing of thoughts and one such book that you will enjoy reading is the Merchant of Venice. It is a play written by William Shakespeare in the 16th-century. People believe that it has been written between 1596 and 1599. Though classified as a comedy, the play is most remembered for its dramatic scenes. Bassanio, a young Venetian of noble rank, wishes to woo the heiress Portia of Belmont.
Having idle his estate, he needs 3,000 ducats to match the others as his expenditures as a suitor. Bassanio approaches his friend Antonio who is extremely a wealthy merchant of Venice who has always bailed him out. Poor Antonio knew that his merchandise and ships are busy at sea on other locations but he promises to cover a bond if Bassanio can find a lender and that's how he becomes a suitable suitor.
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