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Tamburlaine the Great Chapter Summary & Analysis - Part 2, Act 5, Scene 2 Summary

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Part 2, Act 5, Scene 2 Summary

Callapine is near Babylon, getting ready to attack Tamburlaine. His chief ally, the King of Amasia, assures him of victory, and says that Tamburlaine shall die and in his lack of burial he shall be awarded the dishonor he deserves. Callapine recalls the treatment his parents (Bajazeth and Zabina) received at Tamburlaine's hands, comments on the drive which has awakened in him to revenge such recollections, , and prays for God's help in achieving that revenge. He compares Tamburlaine's pride to the moon, which expands and then vanishes into nearly nothing. He then vows to never surrender, and prepares his assault.

Part 2, Act 5, Scene 2 Analysis

In his final appearance in the play, Callapine's words and determination show him to be living up to the standard and example of his father. Both the play's primary themes entwine and reach their highest point of positive meaning...

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