MOV 1 - Antonio & Bassanio

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  • Created on: 23-02-23 19:18

1. Give the explanation of the quote - "Wherein my time something too prodigal hath left me gaged."

  • I was living the high life. I’m in debt to many people
  • I have been a poor son to my father
  • I want forgiveness from you, Antonio
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2. When they thought of the parable of the prodigal son, who would Antonio remind the audience of?

  • The forgiving father who celebrates the son's return
  • The angry brother, the other son who was careful with money
  • The younger son who spent all his money recklessly

3. What is the missing word from Antonio’s famous lines?:
"I hold the world but as the world, Gratiano - A ______, where every man must play a part, and mine a sad one."

  • World
  • Theatre
  • Stage
  • House

4. Antonio is willing to give Bassanio everything to help him: "
My purse, my person, my extremest means lie all unlocked to your occasions."
What technique used here gives a senses of wholeness or completeness?

  • Parallelism
  • Tricolon
  • Epistrophe
  • Dramatic Irony

5. What extended metaphor does Bassanio use to explain his debts and desire for more money to be lent to him?

  • Archery
  • Falconry
  • A play upon the stage
  • Gambling


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