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Everyone Can Find Something To Love I...

Everyone Can Find Something To Love In Don Quixote.

Don Quixote Meeting Montesinos in The...

Don Quixote Meeting Montesinos in The Cave

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Can Facebook be used as a book?

Can Facebook be used as a book?

In this final chapter of section one of the novel Don Quixote, Quixote gets into two final fights. The fight is with a goatherder in a bar, this is interrupted by the sound of a trumpet and the introduction of a group of monks carrying a holy image, Quixote imagines this to be an abducted […]

The Knight of the Sad Face and Social...

The Knight of the Sad Face and Social Media

This week, the class was assigned a couple readings: Chapter 52 of the usual Don Quixote and an article on social media. Reading this week has sparked a lot of ideas in my head, so I’ll try my best to make it not too hard to understand. First off, Chapter 52 of Don Quixote finds […]

Don Quixote Connects to Social Media?

Don Quixote Connects to Social Media?

The final chapter of Part One of Don Quixote, chapter fifty-two, centers on Quixote’s quick temper and misconception of reality. Offended by the goatherd’s inability to recognize his prestige and name, Don Quixote suddenly shifts from kind words to violent … Continue reading

The Anticipated Ending of Part 1

The Anticipated Ending of Part 1

I have to say I found chapter 52 of Don Quijote rather entertaining. In this chapter, Don Quijote decides to fight a goatherd for insulting him and a group of people who were carrying a statue of Mary because he thought the statue was a kidnapped woman. Don Quijote proceeds to try to fight the […]

Social Quixote

Social Quixote

In chapter 52, An important part to me was how Quixote being the foolish man he is, mistook a statue of Virgin Mary. An inanimate object, for a captured lady. The difference between a statue and a human is, the actions the human would have made, the statue wouldn’t. The women would have moved or […]

Don Quixote and Social Networking

Don Quixote and Social Networking

This week’s Don Quixote reading covered the end of Volume One, and of the Second Sally of Don Quixote. The chapter begins in an inn, with a confrontation erupting between Don Quixote and a goatherd who questioned him on his being a knight-errant. As they fight everyone in the inn has a good laugh at […]

More Don Quixote: Connection with Soc...

More Don Quixote: Connection with Social Media?

In chapter 52 of Don Quixote we find our hero getting into more fights, as usual. After getting beaten up by a goatherd Don Quixote looks out at the street and sees “some lady of rank being abducted by those rogues and insolent brigands” (487), but it’s actually a procession of penitents carrying a statue […]

Don Quijote as Social Media

Don Quijote as Social Media

We frequently mention in class how Don Quijote as novel was frequently a topic of comedy. It was a source…