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This test consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. Calyphas complains about what kind of noise?
2. How do the kings celebrate?
3. Zenocrate tells her sons that they must do what?
4. What is the name of the ruler's wife?
5. There is an imminent battle with whose army?
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
Many battles are fought over religion. Although religion was not a major factor in the reason for the battles, it played a part in the creation of allies and loyalty. Analyze the pacts, promises and betrayals of the kings due to religious beliefs.
Essay Topic 3
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?
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