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

Posts by Kelvin Sanchez-Majano

Don Quixote de la movie

Don Quixote de la movie

After watching the movie everything “Don Quixote” came to life. everything that could have gone wrong in making the movie went wrong. There was  a situation where it began to rain in the dessert and everything had to be cancelled. They also didn’t have enough money for what they had asked for. the amount of […]

Sancho got beat up again…

Sancho got beat up again…

In chapter 27 Sancho get beaten up again because, “one of the fellows next to him, thinking he was making fun of them, raised the staff he held in his hand and gave Sancho such a thwack that he couldn’t help but fall to the ground. ” (pg. 714) However Don Quixote was just, not […]

Sancho Panza and the Water Mills

Sancho Panza and the Water Mills

“The donkey is braying, grieving over our absence, and Rocinante is trying to get free to jump in after us. dear friends, stay there in peace, and may the madness that takes us away from you change to sanity and allow us to return to your presence.” (Sancho Panza. Don Quixote by Miguel Cervantes – […]

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 […]

Madness !

Madness !

A theme that really came up a lot in the chapters from 27 to 38 was madness. The first example I saw was in chapter 27, when the priest and the barber disguise themselves to try to bring Don Quxiote back as well as Cardenio. “So the innkeeper’s wife dressed the priest in a way […]

My-dentity

My-dentity

Identity. “The distinguishing character or personality of an individual” as defined by the Merriam-Webster dictionary. An Identity is something that makes us who we are.  http://media.giphy.com/media/Gx993WY7ymzRe/giphy.gif You are unique as well. Everyone is unique in their own way. If I had the chance to change my identity, I would not even try it. We are […]

I am Ruy Perez

I am Ruy Perez

I decided to choose Ruy Perez because he was kept hostage by the moors but managed to escape. I managed to escape high school so we’re pretty similar. He’s also a sailor and I like to go fishing so we have something in common, the water.