Why, look you, how you storm!
I would be friends with you and have your love,
Forget the shames that you have stain' d me with,
Supply your present wants, and take no doit
Of usance for my money, and you'll not hear me:
This is the kind I offer.
(i) Where does this scene take place? Who is the speaker? To whom is he talking?
(ii) What are the 'slaves' which the speaker says hau stained him?
(iii) What are the 'present wants'? Who is its need of I~ 'present wants'? Why?
(iv) Explain "Tlris is kind I offer". What does the speaker propose to do immediately after this?
(v) What do you think of Antonio and of Shylock 1vi' regard to the signing of the bond?