Journey With the Ingenious Gentleman of La Mancha and his fearless followers at University of Mary Washington

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Final Project: Don Quixote on Faceboo...

Final Project: Don Quixote on Facebook

For our Final Presentation of Don Quixote, we analyzed Don Quixote’s and Sancho’s conversations during important scenes in the book. Our goal is to highlight the growth of both characters in a unique way. We are using Facebook posts to highlight these conversations. Our group decided this was a smart idea since the book of […]

Humorous Episodes in Don Quixote De L...

Humorous Episodes in Don Quixote De La Mancha

Humorous Episodes In Don Quixote De La Mancha

Don Quixote Final Project

Don Quixote Final Project

https://my.visme.co/projects/31ggo9k4-analyzing-dq-and-sancho#s3   Vincent, Paige, Kile  

Blog Post Compilation

Blog Post Compilation

Linked screenshot of the timeline made by Julian, Nell, Mike, and Sisi. It consists of 43 stories, all excerpts of our own blog posts, covering a wide variety of topics and themes; this includes fantasy vs. reality, literary techniques, and social issues that have contemporary ties and are still relevant.

The Death of a Hero

The Death of a Hero

http://www.online-literature.com/cervantes/don_quixote/1 Don Quixote dedicated himself to chivalry, and he embarked on many adventures that he suffered consequences for. Don Quixote, to me, died as a hero. Although I don’t think Don Quixote should have ended like this, I understand that it was the best decision. http://www.indiewire.com/2017/03/terry-gilliam-back-with-don-quixote-1201791 Miguel De Cervantes’ novel Don Quixote was about a crazy man […]

Ryan Foley, Ben Springer, Michael Gra...

Ryan Foley, Ben Springer, Michael Grady Group Digital Project

For our group digital project, we used a twitter account to summarize Don Quixote the novel. This twitter account highlighted the main events that took place within the novel. The twitter account was set up to resemble a news agency based in La Mancha by having each tweet be a new story updating the viewers […]

Remebering Several Quixotes

Remebering Several Quixotes

How will I remember Don Quixote from this semester? For me, as time progressed throughout the course, I had a constantly changing opinion of Don Quixote and who he was. Sometimes he came across as a total crazy person to me. Other times I felt that he was someone I should feel pity for, as […]

A Bitter End

A Bitter End

In all honesty, I enjoyed being able to go on a journey with Don Quixote throughout this semester. I enjoyed critically analyze Miguel de Cervantes’ novel, Don Quixote. Throughout the novel, I admired Don Quixote’s steadfast focus on the goal of achieving knight-errantry and his pursuit of a life of adventure and service. Towards the […]

Summary of Don Quixote

Summary of Don Quixote

After this semester is done, I will remember Don Quixote in a fairly positive way. Although he caused a lot problems for himself and others around him, he defiantly had good intentions with his actions. He might have gotten himself and Sancho in many unfortuate events, but you could still tell that he was trying […]

Don Quixote’s Legacy as a Heroi...

“When life itself seems lunatic, who knows where madness lies? Perhaps to be too practical is madness. To surrender dreams — this may be madness. Too much sanity may be madness — and maddest of all: to see life as it is, and not as it should be!” -Miguel de Cervantes, Don Quixote http://www.playbill.com/article/man-of-la-manchas-impossible-dreamer-richard-kiley-dead-at-76-com-80457 Having […]