Following our lesson today on answering question c) in the Shakespeare section of the exam, please answer the following question:
Explore the significance of hatred in one part of The Merchant of Venice.
Remember to incorporate the following in your answer:
- what the chosen scene tells us about the theme (in this case, hatred) in relation to the characters
- how the chosen scene drives, or is the turning point in, the plot
- the impact of the chosen scene, and the theme explored in it, on the audience
- how the ideas related to the theme are explored in the chosen scene, i.e. what is Shakespeare saying about the theme (here, what is he saying about hatred in your chosen scene)?
Answers in the box below or in your exercise books by tomorrow (Thursday), please.
NB. Lucy Stone’s group – I’ve scanned and emailed your bullet points to your academy e-addresses.