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Final Project: Don Quixote on Faceboo...

Final Project: Don Quixote on Facebook

For our Final Presentation of Don Quixote, we analyzed Don Quixote’s and Sancho’s conversations during important scenes in the book. Our goal is to highlight the growth of both characters in a unique way. We are using Facebook posts to highlight these conversations. Our group decided this was a smart idea since the book of […]

Humorous Episodes in Don Quixote De L...

Humorous Episodes in Don Quixote De La Mancha

Humorous Episodes In Don Quixote De La Mancha

Ryan Foley, Ben Springer, Michael Gra...

Ryan Foley, Ben Springer, Michael Grady Group Digital Project

For our group digital project, we used a twitter account to summarize Don Quixote the novel. This twitter account highlighted the main events that took place within the novel. The twitter account was set up to resemble a news agency based in La Mancha by having each tweet be a new story updating the viewers […]

Remebering Several Quixotes

Remebering Several Quixotes

How will I remember Don Quixote from this semester? For me, as time progressed throughout the course, I had a constantly changing opinion of Don Quixote and who he was. Sometimes he came across as a total crazy person to me. Other times I felt that he was someone I should feel pity for, as […]

Summary of Don Quixote

Summary of Don Quixote

After this semester is done, I will remember Don Quixote in a fairly positive way. Although he caused a lot problems for himself and others around him, he defiantly had good intentions with his actions. He might have gotten himself and Sancho in many unfortuate events, but you could still tell that he was trying […]

Don Quixote is Tired

Don Quixote is Tired

The end is here! After finishing the novel, I looked back to find that there were many reflections that could be made from Don Quixote. He was an old man with a huge dream to begin with. I believe that the whole novel led up to Don Quixote growing tired and ultimately passing away. Nearing […]

The Underestimation of Leadership

The Underestimation of Leadership

Leadership means the ability to influence others to achieve a goal. In the recent readings for Don Quixote, it has really highlighted Sancho as a good leader. Cervantes is clearly continuing to show that social classes are ridiculous. A peasant named Sancho is governing very fairly and wise. I did not except Sancho to be […]

Sancho as Governor

Sancho as Governor

In these last chapters of Don Quixote, we really get to see Sancho as a governor and how he handles that task. From my interpretation of the chapters we read, Sancho does well as a governor but then starts to do not as well. He begins his governorship with great leadership and is though of […]

Don Quixote de la movie

Don Quixote de la movie

After watching the movie everything “Don Quixote” came to life. everything that could have gone wrong in making the movie went wrong. There was  a situation where it began to rain in the dessert and everything had to be cancelled. They also didn’t have enough money for what they had asked for. the amount of […]

Sancho got beat up again…

Sancho got beat up again…

In chapter 27 Sancho get beaten up again because, “one of the fellows next to him, thinking he was making fun of them, raised the staff he held in his hand and gave Sancho such a thwack that he couldn’t help but fall to the ground. ” (pg. 714) However Don Quixote was just, not […]