Merchant of Venice: Novel Summary: Act 2 Scene 3

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In this exremely short scene, Launcelot tells Shylock's daughter, Jessica, that he is quitting and she wishes him well.  He thanks her for her kindness and says she is a "sweet Jew" and acts more like a Christian.  She gives him a letter to deliver to Lorenzo, a friend of Bassanio's.  After Launcelot leaves, Jessica says she is ashamed to be her father's child and that she will marry the Christian Lorenzo if all works out as planned.

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