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The End Of Quixote As We Know It

The End Of Quixote As We Know It

DQ’s Death These last few chapters marked the end of the book Don Quixote. It ended quite unexpectedly with Don Quixote dying after getting sick. The ending of the book to me was honestly a big disappointment. I really enjoyed the book itself, but it just seemed like the ending was very anticlimactic. I always pictured Don […]

RIP DQ

This is it. The end is here. After his many adventures of fighting windmills and legions of sheep, his heroic journey through innumerable encounters with ‘wizards’ and others wishing to enchant him, his travels are over. He made many friends and enemies along his path, but of them all, we shall remember his faithful associate […]

Sancho’s development

Sancho’s development

In the last part of Don Quixote, Cervantes demonstrates Sancho’s leadership. The Duke and Duchess give Sancho a isle to run as governor, all as elaborate prank. They put Sancho to the test by having Sancho deal with problems in the city. Sancho’s perspective is key in this part of the book, and in life. […]

Stefan Wolfe Leadership In Don Quixote                In Don Quixote, Sancho has been given a special title as governor of his own city. Sancho does a great job, given that he has been Quixote’s half-witted sidekick is previous adventures. I believe the main reason Sancho has been doing such a good job is because he […]

Why

Why

As I read these chapters the same thing kept popping into my head, and that is why?  Why did Cervantes choose to have all the characters do the random and crazy stuff they did?  Why did don Quixote do this, why did Sancho do that? Why did this or that happen?  So many questions through […]

Man in the Mirror-Suit

Man in the Mirror-Suit

Don Quixote 2: Electric Sancholoo This reading starts off with the author, Cervantes, ranting about how there is a false Don Quixote novel out there and instead of calling him out and saying profanities about him, he says profanities about the fake author.”You would have me call him an ass, an idiot, or a boor, […]