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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What is the ratio of boys to girls?
2. The wife urges her husband to do what?
3. Tamburlaine refers to Almeda as what?
4. Tamburlaine mocks the kings for what reason?
5. Orcanes' refers to Sigismund's:
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Tamburlaine becomes convinced of his own godlike status in Part 1, Act 2. What makes Tamburlaine think he has the same powers as Ancient Greek gods and heroes? How do Tamburlaine's subordinates feel about the proclamation? Do you think Tamburlaine is tempting fate or wrath of the gods with this statement? Is Tamburlaine over confident or delusional?
Essay Topic 2
Do you think Cosroe's treatment of Mycetes in Part 1, Act 1, Scene 1 was intentional to make Mycetes look bad in front of the court? How long do you think Cosroe had been planning to stage a coup? What might Mycetes's reaction have been when he learned of the betrayal? Who might have been against Cosroe's plan? How might Cosroe's actions affect the battle against Tamburlaine?
Essay Topic 3
Olympia is desperate to die after her husband and child are killed. What caused the delay in Olympia's death? Why was Olympia kept by Theridimas instead of being sent to Tamburlaine as originally planned? What trick does Olympia perform on Theridimas? What is the result?
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