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New Volume, new me?

New Volume, new me?

This volume started off a bit different than the first did. To begin with Cervantes begins the prolog in the 2nd volume with claiming that he doesn’t want to trash talk the guy who tried to rip him off… yet he kind of does. The fact that someone tried to write the second part of […]

On the Road Again

On the Road Again

https://camillesourget.com/en-8896-cervantes-el-ingenioso-hidalgo-don-quixote–a-superb-and-very-pure-.html Fifteen years after Don Quixote returns home and puts down the ole rusty, dusty sword, he’s finally back at it. At this point in actual time a new author has written a fake second part to Don Quixote’s story, which Cervantes acknowledges in his real second part to Don Quixote de La Mancha. Everyone […]

A New Don Quixote

A New Don Quixote

Upon beginning to read the second part of the book, I have been taken by surprise. It’s like the characters are wolves wearing sheep’s skin. In other words, they are brand new characters hiding under the guises and names of characters from the first part. This is especially apparent when don Quixote doesn’t attack the theater actors […]

New Characters, Same Don Quixote

New Characters, Same Don Quixote

Many new characters were introduced in the beginning of part two. The introduction of these new characters to the novel did affect the story a little bit but as you read on in the second part, you can tell that Don Quixote has still not changed from his old self. Most things are the same […]

New Don Quixote?

New Don Quixote?

Kile McNair 10/19/17 Blog Post After starting volume two in of the novel there are obvious changes from the beginning. In chapter one of the novel Don Quixote was very confident in his speech of knighthood, it was hard for one to explain anything to Quixote. Now in the second part of the novel Quixote […]

Mirror Mirror on the Wall.. Who Am I?

Mirror Mirror on the Wall.. Who Am I?

Until our readings this week, a lot has happened in Don Quixote. Many characters have endured a lot especially Don Quixote and Sancho. It seemed so much happened that they haven’t had time to self-examine themselves. The readings this past week of Don Quixote have a lot to do with self-reflection. This is seen in […]