1. The Globe Theater was built in 1599 by William Shakespeare’s playing company.The theater is a circular shaped building framed in wood. It is roofless with a rectangular shaped stage. The colour is darkish brown. This special theater is divided into three levels -usually according to the class level. Starting from the top level (highest class) was where the Lords sat. The second level was where the gentleman sat and lastly the bottom level was for the average citizens who came to watch. Approximately, the theater fitted around 1500 however with people crowding outside, the number may increase to 3000 people. We can tell from this description that the Globe Theater was an special place for the citizens of England at that time. Imagine all the people crowding and gathering around to watch Shakespeare’s play .
2. The Wheel of Fortune, also commonly known as Rota Fortunae is a concept that relates to fate. Fortunae -a roman goddess spins the “Wheel of Fortune” and it told that the she and the wheel decides the fate/fortune of everyone.
Fate and Fortune is a big part of Merchant of Venice. For example, picking one from the three casket is fate and fortune. Either you pick the right one and live happily forever, or pick the wrong one and never allowed to marry.