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Don Quixote Does Not Belong

Don Quixote Does Not Belong

As I finish the twenty-seventh chapter, I reminisce about the laughter I had while reading the novel. Don Quixote’s characteristics couldn’t be more different than what they should be as a chivalric knight. He has the brains of a child but the confidence of a successful king! The amount of times Don Quixote thinks he […]

A flat, Unchanging Character

A flat, Unchanging Character

  http://www.online-literature.com/cervantes/don_quixote/12/ Don Quixote, throughout the course of this novel so far, has not proven to be a changing, dynamic character. Yes, he’s out for adventure and to kill, which would seem to make him this interesting character that is going to learn from all these mistakes he’s made, but that is not what we’ve […]

A Siren’s Unwanted Enchantment

A Siren’s Unwanted Enchantment

It was against her will, but Marcela became a real life siren. She did not want the attention that she was given, nor did she wish for anyone to succumb to death as a result. However, it still unfortunately happened. Marcela’s beauty was able to attract a lot of attention from the males that surrounded […]

The Don Quixote Experience

The Don Quixote Experience

The Don Quixote experience is a combination of kindheartedness and crazy. Based on the things Don Quixote does, he can come off as a very kind person or as a weirdo dressed in armor. Don Quixote’s actions also have two different effects on the people around him. His actions can help people and make them […]