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Benjamin Blog Post 7: Don QuixoteR...

Benjamin Blog Post 7: Don Quixote’s and Sancho’s point of view of Camacho’s wedding

In Don Quixote’s time, weddings were the prime time of today’s entertainment. The wedding itself would last up to a week of celebration. Marriage for the rich was very different from the poor. Wealthy people married wealthy people, and their spouse was usually chosen by the parents. The poor had more options, choosing love over […]

Don Quixote Has Not Changed

Don Quixote Has Not Changed

Since the beginning of the novel, it has been obvious to the reader that Don Quixote is crazy. From the previous reading we had to do, I thought he was changing and starting to grow out of his delusional tendencies but from the last reading, I realized that he was back to his old self […]

Don Quixote is Slowly Changing.

Don Quixote is Slowly Changing.

Don Quixote’s madness has begun to alienate him but towards the end of the reading he shows promise that he is still capable of telling a great story and being aware of his surroundings. To go back to how Don Quixote’s madness is alienating himself, I give the example of how instead of returning to […]

Don Quixote – The Gamer

Don Quixote – The Gamer

What does it mean to play a game? For many, it is a small diversion from life, a fun activity to occupy one’s free time. For others, the ‘Real Gamers’, playing video games is more than just a hobby. It is a passion, a continuous infatuation. When players start games such as World of War […]

The Link between Narrative and Games

The Link between Narrative and Games

There are similarities and differences between narratives, but it is there likenesses that provide  a combination for gaming entertainment. Narratives and games are not mutually exclusive. They can work together to provide entertainment for players. “ As Janet Murray suggests in Hamlet on the Holodeck, such similarities would indicate that there is a promising future […]