Who are the minor characters in The Merchant of Venice?actually i just wanna know much who are the minor characters & their Roles

Asked on by nkateko

4 Answers | Add Yours

gbeatty's profile pic

gbeatty | College Teacher | (Level 1) Educator Emeritus

Posted on

All the characters in the play are listed here:


With their names, you get a one line summary of their role in the play. This includes the minor characters, and you can use this as a kind of checklist for your project.

A more detailed description of the characters is found here:


And finally, an analysis of the major characters is available as well. This would be Portia, Antonio, Shylock, and Bassanio.

carolyin's profile pic

carolyin | Student, Undergraduate | eNotes Newbie

Posted on

salanio,salerio,the duke of venice, lorenzo, jesicca

sweeto's profile pic

sweeto | Student, Grade 9 | eNotes Newbie

Posted on

mmmmmmm i think nerrisa,launcelot,salanio and salario are minor characters

We’ve answered 320,051 questions. We can answer yours, too.

Ask a question