Merchant of Venice

"hath a dog money?" explain this sentence with reference and details

its from act 1 scene 3

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Shylock says this when Antonio comes to him for money. In context, his response reminds Antonio that he'd spat on Shylock's beard and kicked him like a stray mutt. In essence, he's saying, "You treat me like and animal and then want to borrow money. In conclusion, Shylock reminds Antonio, "Shouldn’t I say, “Does a dog have money? Is it possible for a mutt to lend three thousand ducats?”


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