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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 […]

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, […]

The New Quixote?

The New Quixote?

Volume 2 begins with a whole new atmosphere about it.  After Cervantes discovers that a fake Volume 2 has been released, he changes things.  He uses the preface to discredit this hack of an author. After he finished with this, Cervantes picks up where he lefts off with Quixote at home, only it isn’t the […]

The False Quixote

Up until no the main discussion of Don Quixote has been expanding and sharing of ideas around the world. In the second volume we start to see the down side of “sharing of ideas” through a heated Cervantes. As discussed in the prologue and intro, somebody who wasn’t Cervantes published a second volume of Don […]