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Lost in La Mancha: Unsuccessful Quij...

Lost in La Mancha:  Unsuccessful Quijotism

  Based on the documentary film that we witnessed, it gave plenty of insight of the amount of progress the aborted film was making. The temporary setup was a stellar idea of reinstating the classical Spanish literature but it did not result in a golden film.  The budget for film-making was extremely low, indicating that the […]

Don Quixote and Sancho’s incomp...

Don Quixote and Sancho’s incompetence

Throughout the last chapters we had to read and even before that, I noticed how incompetent Don Quixote and Sancho really were. There are almost two many instances to mention that provide great examples of this and support my claim. Even though Don Quixote and Sancho were not the smartest to begin with, the introduction […]

Don Quixote gif

Don Quixote gif

via GIPHY “You can certainly tell me if I am the same Don Quixote you claim to have defeated.” Vol 2 Chapter 14

The Ecclesiastic’s Criticism of...

The Ecclesiastic’s Criticism of DQ and Sancho

https://makeagif.com/gif/don-quixote-My5xCi “the laughing stock of all who meet [him] and even those who don’t” -the Ecclesiastic (739) The Duke and Duchess are amused and entertained by Sancho’s stories and bad manners, but the ecclesiastic makes fun of them both, calling don Quixote “don Stupid” and telling Sancho to “go home and raise [his] children” (739).

The Duke and Duchess trick DQ

The Duke and Duchess trick DQ

“Sancho’s words made the duchess laugh again and gave her fresh amusement, and dismissing him to sleep she went away to tell the duke the conversation she had with him, and between them they plotted and arranged to play a joke upon Don Quixote….ETC” (Part 2 Chapter 33) Paige Arnau and Kile McNair

Adventure of the Lions

Adventure of the Lions

By: Nell, Sisi, Julian and Michael

Chapter 17 Word Map

Chapter 17 Word Map

Michael Grady, Vincent Mallardi, Benjamin Springer, Ryan Foley Our group decided to analyze chapter 17 with voyant-tools.org. We wanted to show the usage of words that relate to Don Quixote’s delusional aspects and their negative undertones that they have. Mad* was mentioned 13 times along with other words such as crazy, insane, anger, wild, and […]

New Volume, new me?

New Volume, new me?

This volume started off a bit different than the first did. To begin with Cervantes begins the prolog in the 2nd volume with claiming that he doesn’t want to trash talk the guy who tried to rip him off… yet he kind of does. The fact that someone tried to write the second part of […]

Digital Storytelling

Digital Storytelling

I couldn’t figure out how to embed… or do much of anything so I did a thing where they were exported as JPEG files (images I think?) and then I saved them to the site and put them here. Sorry if this is not what you had intended.