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Merchant Of Venice

Characters in the play Antonio – a prominent merchant of Venice. Bassanio – Antonio’s close friend; suitor to Portia; later the husband of Portia Gratiano – friend of Antonio and Bassanio; in love with Nerissa; later the husband of Nerissa Lorenzo – friend of Antonio and Bassanio; in love with Jessica; later the husband of Jessica …