quality of mercy (Review of) Shakespeare and the comedy of forgiveness, by R.G. Hunter. by John W. Velz

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Published by New Rivers Press in (New York,etc, Nutley, N.J., distributed in the U.S.A. by B. DeBoer) .

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From: The Minnesota review, 1966.

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Paginationp.p. 154-6
Number of Pages154
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Open LibraryOL21347636M

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If there exists one quality at once capable of both bringing about world peace and enhancing individual spirituality, that quality is surely mercy, which England equates to charity.

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In the Merchant of Venice, the Christian virtue of mercy as a “divine” quality seems to be upheld for the pleasure of an Elizabethan audience.

However, it seems that Shakespeare may not have fully believed in the anti-Semitic, pro-Christian view of mercy, and may have in fact questioned this view through the form of the actions and results.

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When Shylock insists he must have his pound of flesh, Portia pulls out a legal trick and saves the day for Antonio. Shylock, on the other hand, is stripped of everything he.

And so we need that quality of mercy to balance justice–but it required divine intervention. (And even then we still have to choose to accept it, because God can’t force us onto the right path.

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