The old saying goes: your environment dictates the type of person that you are. I think that this is very true for Billy. What do you think and why? I also believe that, given a new environment, Billy could have been an entirely different person.
The action of the play unfolds in two places, Belmont and Venice. Describe the type of action that occurs in these two places and say, in your opinion, what each place represents thematically.
Portia is a strong female character in this text. To what extent do you agree with this statement and why?
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