Merchant Of Venice Justice Or Mercy Analysis
Justice or Mercy
The Merchant of Venice brought to life a large number of contemporary subjects of discussion. This play made mention the issues of racism, the discrepancy between religion and its social status, and even politics. Similar to the structure of today’s legal structure, the court of law back in the Merchant of Venice, unanimously reached the verdict by the usage of a legislative system, which in this case was an assembly of dukes. Something quite overlooked in this play was the trial scene and the procedure in which the verdict was reached. A person could even question if Antonio was judged righteously or if he was favored in the situation.
If we study the contemporary courts to gain insight into how they utilize their legislative power, we would notice that whether a person was innocent or guilty, the judge would be obligated to be unbiased towards every case that came through his or…