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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. How many armies have become allies with Callapine?
2. Who complains about not being able to ride in the chariot?
3. What is offered as a reward?
4. How many children do Tamburlaine and Zenocrate have?
5. Callapine compares Tamburlaine's pride to the:
Essay Topic 1
Theridimas was easily convinced to switch sides after speaking with Tamburlaine. What caused Theridimas to switch sides? Was there any coercion for Theridimas to make this decision? Was the decision any reflection on Theridimas' relationship with Mycetes and/or Cosroe? What does this move say about Theridimas' trustworthiness? Should Tamburlaine trust Theridimas?
Essay Topic 2
After all the proselytizing and planning by Callapine, why did he flee so quickly upon spotting Tamburlaine? Was it not obvious that Tamburlaine was dying? What happened to Callapine's conviction? Do you think Callapine's troops were for or against the retreat?
Essay Topic 3
In the beginning of the play, Cosroe proclaimed that he intended to overthrow Mycetes and take over the throne as emperor. What changed the dynamic of how this was to be done? Who supported Cosroe? Who was against him? What prompted Cosroe to become allies with Tamburlaine? How did Theridimas affect Cosroe's decision? Who else might defect to Tamburlaine's camp?
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