Merchant of Venice

How does Lancelet treat his father? Why is Bassanio hiring? Does Lancelet get the job?

act 2 scene 2

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Launcelot lovingly teases his father, and then after revealing himself treats him as a confidant. Bassanio is not hiring, Lancelot and his father, Old Gobbo, entreat him to take him as a servant. Yes, Lancelot gets the job. 


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