How does Shakespeare's text The Merchant of Venice refer to human condition How does the Merchant of Venice involve the human condition?  Also whose the hero in the script and what are he/she flaws int he script as well ?

Expert Answers

An illustration of the letter 'A' in a speech bubbles

One major flaw that is part of the human condition is greed.  It seems to be human nature to be greedy.  No one is ever satisfied with what they have.  They always want more.  People will manipulate others in order to get what they want, without really caring about the...

See
This Answer Now

Start your 48-hour free trial to unlock this answer and thousands more. Enjoy eNotes ad-free and cancel anytime.

Get 48 Hours Free Access

One major flaw that is part of the human condition is greed.  It seems to be human nature to be greedy.  No one is ever satisfied with what they have.  They always want more.  People will manipulate others in order to get what they want, without really caring about the impact on the people. That to me is the definition of greed.

Approved by eNotes Editorial Team