In The Merchant of Venice, how does Jessica spend Shylock’s money and how is this a reaction to her upbringing?

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In Act Three, Scene 1, Shylock has a conversation with Tubal, who tells him that Jessica spent eighty ducats in one night. Tubal then tells Shylock that he met a creditor, who showed him a turquoise ring that Jessica had given him in exchange for a monkey. Jessica's outrageous purchases...

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In Act Three, Scene 1, Shylock has a conversation with Tubal, who tells him that Jessica spent eighty ducats in one night. Tubal then tells Shylock that he met a creditor, who showed him a turquoise ring that Jessica had given him in exchange for a monkey. Jessica's outrageous purchases reflect her upbringing. There is significant evidence that suggests Jessica had a strict, unhappy upbringing in Shylock's home. Jessica was more than likely denied access to purchasing things she desired as a child because of her father's greed and austere nature. After Jessica steals her father's money and elopes with Lorenzo, she has access to the finer things in life for the first time. Jessica seems more than happy to spend her father's money freely without much thought. Her disregard for her father's money and possessions also suggests that there is an aspect of revenge associated with her spending habits. Jessica probably resents Shylock for raising her in a strict home and not allowing Jessica to enjoy her childhood. 

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