Pyramus and Thisbe via Ablative Absolute

Multiple-choice exercise

Look how useful the ablative absolute is. We can use it to retell the entire story of the Pyramus and Thisbe, reminding us that anything a verb or an adjective can do, a participle can do, too. For each item there are only two choices, so focus carefully on the grammar. (Note: Thisbē is both a nom. and abl. form.) Click on the choice that is the most grammatically accurate translation. Among the items may be the rare future ablative absolute. Every choice provides feedback.