1.1.1 When Portia was dressed up as a lawyer, Bassanio gave
Antonio a heartfelt speech about how he would sacrifice
his wife for his best friend, ironically his wife is standing
right in front of him, trying to help his best friend which
could make the readers and Portia doubt the relationship
between Portia and Bassanio
1.2.1 During the court scene, Bassanio gives him a
long speech about how grateful it was to be his
best friend and how he is thankful to have him
in his life, and even sacrifices his own wife,
however, he is not doing anything and just
stating words that everyone knows he wont do.
22.214.171.124 Also, Antonio kind of confesses his love
for Bassanio as he knows that he is not
going to survive, which shows that he
might like Bassanio in another way.
2.1.1 Ironically, Jessica elopes with a Christian,
leaving her father speechless and isolated
which conveys how lonely Shylock is now.
2.2.1 Antonio and Shylock hate each other, and when Antonio
borrows money from his enemy, Shylock for his best
friend Shylock, Shylock makes sure to make him pay him
back with a pound of flesh which shows how much he loathes him.