Tamburlaine the Great - Study Guide Part 2, Act 3, Scene 1 Summary & Analysis

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Part 2, Act 3, Scene 1 Summary

Orcanes and three other kings present Callapine, who is accompanied by Almeda, with a crown symbolizing his inheritance of his father Bajazeth's empire. Callapine formally expresses his gratitude and loyalty, and also communicates his intentions to take revenge on Tamburlaine. In turn, Orcanes and the three kings pledge their loyalty and their armies. Callapine acknowledges them and then follows through on his promise to Almeda and proclaims him a king. Almeda says he has no interest in being a king, saying Tamburlaine wanted to be king and has since amounted to nothing.

Part 2, Act 3, Scene 1 Analysis

This brief scene again keeps the action of the main plot moving, indicating that a large and angry net is closing around Tamburlaine. As the action of the previous and following scenes indicates, however, Tamburlaine is much too concerned with other, more personal matters to be too...

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