Merchant of Venice

How much of her running away is related to her oppressive father, and how much is related to her faith? What evidence do you have for your argument?

Act 2 scene 3

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I think her running away is related to the prejudice against Jews and her father personifying these stereotypes. Her father, Shylock, also gives her no freedom. Add to that Jessica is rather a shallow character and you have a bigger picture.