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Why do you think they feel compelled to play this trick on the men?

Prompt:
After reading William Shakespeare’s The Merchant of Venice… in about 750 words.
Why do Portia and Nerissa play the “ring trick” in Act 5 scene 1 on their husbands?
Why don’t they just tell them what they know about what happened in Venice? Why do you think they feel compelled to play this trick on the men?
Must use cite from the text.
“The Merchant of Venice.” , directed by Robin Lough. , produced by Zoe Donegan, and Royal Shakespeare Company. , Royal Shakespeare Companbciy, 2015. Alexander Street, https://video-alexanderstreet-bc.orc.scoolaid.net/watch/the-merchant-of-venice-4.

Categories
Shakespeare studies

Why do portia and nerissa play the “ring trick” in act 5 scene 1 on their husbands?

Prompt:
After reading William Shakespeare’s The Merchant of Venice… in about 750 words.
Why do Portia and Nerissa play the “ring trick” in Act 5 scene 1 on their husbands?
Why don’t they just tell them what they know about what happened in Venice? Why do you think they feel compelled to play this trick on the men?
Must use cite from the text.
“The Merchant of Venice.” , directed by Robin Lough. , produced by Zoe Donegan, and Royal Shakespeare Company. , Royal Shakespeare Companbciy, 2015. Alexander Street, https://video-alexanderstreet-bc.orc.scoolaid.net/watch/the-merchant-of-venice-4.