Merchant of Venice Workbook Answers Act 2 Scene 4
Merchant of Venice Workbook Answers Act 2 Scene 4 Questions and Answers, Passage Based Questions.
Merchant of Venice Act 2 Scene 4 Workbook Questions and Answers
If e’er the Jew her father come to heaven,
It will be for his gentle daughter’s sake;
And never dare misfortune cross her foot,
Unless she do it under this excuse,
That she is issue to a faithless Jew.
(i) Who is with Lorenzo when he speaks these words ? Where are they ?
Answer: Gratiano is with Lorenzo at this time. They are in a street in Venice.
(ii) Earlier in this scene who had met them? What had he given to Lorenzo ?
Answer: Launcelot Gobbo had met them in the street. He, had given to Lorenzo a letter written by Jessica.
(iii) What had Jessica written in the letter ?
Answer: Jessica, who was ready to elope with Lorenzo directed him how he should take
her from her father’s house. She had also told him about the gold and jewels she would be supplied with.
(iv) Why is Lorenzo full of praise for Jessica ?
Answer: He is full of praise for her because he loves her and she has promised to elope with him.
(v) On what excue can misfortune cross Jessica’s path ?
Answer: Misfortune can cross her path only on the pretext that she is the daughter of an unbelieving Jew.