11-LITERATURE: Wed 02-Sep

The interactions between Antonio, Shylock, and Portia–that is, between merchant, usurer, and landlord–play out the new set of economic interactions that accompanied the birth of capitalism. The play’s portrayal of these interactions and of the Venetians’ reactions to Shylock and Antonio position the comedy as an exploration of the cultural anxieties surrounding the historical emergence of free markets- Melanie Long

The PREP this week is:

  • Check PREP tracker section
  • Choose an extract from a key moment and paste into W9- extracts page [due Tuesday]
  • Work on completing plot and structure table [due Wednesday]
  • W7 interpreting character task [overdue]

EDMOB out.

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