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Two Noble Kinsmen Why do you think Shakespeare has all the other characters in the play treat the jailers daughter the way they do How is the jailers daughter commodified by the jailer What is the reason the jailers daughter goes mad In the play the Jailers daughter is treated as an object to trade Shakespeare may be using this extreme example to get men to stop thinking of women as an object to own and trade as one pleases In the play Shakespeare has all the characters around the jailers daughter treat her as an object someone to control something to posses someone to provide service The people in contact with the jailers daughter are doing everything that is not honorable or noble in order to use her or trade her like a piece of property In Act 2 Scene 1 the jailer and the wooer are going over the marriage arrangements Jailer What I haveI will assure upon my daughter in what I have promised Wooer I will estate your daughter in what I have promised II ii 9-11 The conversation sounds more like a horse trade than the betrothal of a loved daughter The men have made promises to each other They are making a trade based on what works well for them a business deal It is evident that they have not asked her about the wedding arrangements Jailer But have you a full promise of her When that shall be seen I shall tender my consent Wooer I have Sir II ii 14-16 Not only have they not included her but it seems that the wooer is not telling the truth The father shows his reservations about her having given her consent when he says When that shall be seen On the other hand he is not overly concerned about her opinion because he still wants the deal to go through
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