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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 […]

Grown up bullies

Grown up bullies

In the first chapter of this weeks reading I quickly realize that the following chapters will be like the last few, with the Duke and Dutchess continuing their cruel jokes.  Things crossed a line in the jokes when they actually caused physical harm to don Quixote with the cats.  “The cat, however, never minding these […]

Don Quixote? A Leader?

Don Quixote? A Leader?

In class and on our own we watched a movie about Don Quixote and how leaders throughout the world should be more like him. Do I Agree? I personally for the most part do not agree with this idea that elders should be more like Don Quixote. I honestly do not even believe that Don […]