|Why, since it won’t result in any financial gain, does Shylock insist on the terms of his bond with Antonio?
||They made a deal and if Antonio didn’t make good on his bond, he must give a pound of flesh because a deal is a deal.
|What news does Tubal bring Shylock?
||Tubal told Shylock that Antonio’s ships sank and he wouldn’t be able to pay back the bond.
|Why does Portia want Bassanio to wait before facing the challenge of the three caskets?
||Because Portia wants Basssanio to wait and be with her for a little while so that if he get’s it wrong they still spent time together.
|Why does Bassanio select the lead casket?
||Bassanio select the lead casket because he thought it was the right one and indeed it was.
|What does the lead casket contain?
||The lead casket contain Portia picture and a scroll.
|What does Portia claim will occur if Bassanio gives up the ring she gave him?
||Portia claim that it will sow that Bassanio doesn’t love her a much as she thought.
|What does Gratiano reveal after Bassanio solves the riddle of the three caskets?
||Gratiano revealed that Portia would now be Bassanio’s.
|Why does Portia allow Bassanio to leave before they got married?
||Portia allow him to leave because she knows that Antonio is in trouble and that they are best friends.
|According to Antonio, why won’t the Duke be able to intercede on his behalf?
||Because a bond is a bond and it was written agreement and it was signed so Antonio mjust hold up his end of the bargain.
|What dies Portia decide to do at the end of Act III?
||Portia decides to dress up like a man and go to court for Antonio to help him so that Shylock doesn’t receive the pound of flesh.