Merchant of Venice

what attitudes towards shylock are revealed in this extract ? refer to the text to support your answer

act 2 scene 8

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We see throughout this scene the vindictive discrimenation against Jews as a people. Shylock as an individual is not addressed more than Shylock as a sterotypica Jew seen through Christian eyes, "The villain Jew with outcries raised the Duke,Who went with him to search Bassanio’s ship." Salarino clearly feels that Shylock should not even have the right to speak with the Duke. Saliano pokes fun at Shylock's (and Jewish) sense of loss and justice,

As the dog Jew did utter in the streets.

“My daughter! O my ducats! O my daughter,

Fled with a Christian! O my Christian ducats!