Merchant of Venice

What is a masque, and what is Shylock's opinion of them?

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A masque is a party where masked entertainer dance and perform for the rich and noble. Shylock's opinion of the masque is negative. He sees the masque as evidence of Christian foolery, he then orders Jessica to lock up the house and refrain from looking out the windows.


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