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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. What are the soldiers given as gifts to celebrate their victory?
2. What does the Governor offer as a bribe?
3. The item is supposed to do what?
4. What is the illness plaguing Zenocrate?
5. Almeda comments that since Tamburlaine has been named king, he has...
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
Bajazeth attempts to negotiate with Tamburlaine. What is the purpose of the negotiation? What is the result? Despite the interference of Tamburlaine, Bajazeth's main focus is on what goal? Will Tamburlaine interfere with that goal? How would Bajazeth deal with any entity that blocks his path? Do Bajazeth and Tamburlaine ever reach an agreement?
Essay Topic 2
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?
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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