CONTEXT & THEMES.
Everything you need to know about the context of The Merchant of Venice, as well as key themes in the play
Understanding Shakespeare’s life and times, as well as the history of the Globe Theatre, can enhance your exploration of The Merchant of Venice. Key themes and topics are also great discussion points for students.
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Learn context around costumes, printing the plays and the Globe Theatre itself.