However, she managed to run away from her fathers shackles, beginning a new life as the woman of a Christian, Lorenzo.
So basically, Shylock is a villain of course due to his treacherous acts but he can also be portrayed as a sadist due to all the odd happenings in his life, including the one where he lost his daughter and also all of his wealth.
He calculates what Antonio has done to him and tries to revenge the wrongs done to him by murdering Antonio. When Tubal brings news of Jessica to Shylock, Shylock says "Two thousand ducats in that, and other precious, precious jewels!
I would my daughter dead at my foot, with the jewels in her ear!
Summary: Shylock, is the most noteworthy figure in Shakespeare's comedy, The Merchant of Venice.
While no consensus has been reached on whether Shylock is a tyrannical villain or a tragic victim, evidence indicates he is a bloodthirsty villain.
In the above essay, I have clearly shown that Shylock is a villain. These are the characteristics of a stereotypical villain.
is a famous play of William Shakespeare, and the character Shylock is the most vivid and controversial character in this play.
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