Merchant Essay Topics

Venice and Belmont

Compare and contrast the different worlds and different values of Venice and Belmont as presented in Act 1 of ‘The Merchant of Venice’ Venice and Belmont are cities of contrast. Using examples of language, style of expression and characters I shall compare and contrast Venice as the centre of trade and wealth to the fictional… View Article

Show how Shakespeare employs tensions

‘The Merchant of Venice’ can be seen as a series of tense oppositions. Shakespeare writes about many conflicting issues that were controversial at the time, but does not enforce any opinion on the audience, inviting them to form their own conclusions. The contrasts in ‘The Merchant of Venice’ are important because they incite the audience… View Article

The Red Lotus of Chastity

Devasmita and the nun, two characters in Somadeva’s “The Red Lotus of Chastity”, employ the same concept from Machiavelli’s “The Prince”. Both Devasmita and the nun attempt to follow Machiavelli’s concept of being a lion and fox. However, only Devasmita succeeds in being both animals while the nun is merely a power hungry lion trying… View Article

Mechant ethos in pariksha guru

‘PARIKSHA GURU’ by Lala Srinivas Das is considered to be the first proper novel in Hindi. It was published in 1882. It talks about the extravagance of modern bankers and traders of India. The distinct characteristic of Parikshaguru is that for the first time it presents the realistic issues of life. It depicts the milieu… View Article