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The Priest

The Priest

I choose the Priest from Don Quixote. While reading about him, it says, he dislikes fictional books because he believes they negatively impact society. In modern times there is several “distractions” that impact society. We are easily influenced and usually like following certain people (celebrities, etc.) this term is called the “Herd Mentality.” The Priest […]

Chapters 1-8 reflection

Chapters 1-8 reflection

Based on the chapters I read so far, it showed me how Don Quixote was not afraid to be whatever he put his mind to. He did not care about what others thought of him, he was focused on finding his right identity. Quixote was confident in any of his identities that he found in […]

Michael Grady Blog Post 1

Michael Grady Blog Post 1

Grady’s Stance on the Immaturity of Don Quixote           Don Quixote attempts to create a new identity are laughable and some points but are also dangerous and affect other people around him in a negative way. He has been reading his chivalry novels too much and is now trying to emulate […]

Rocinante

Rocinante

In many ways, I can relate to Rocinante. Well past my prime when it comes to swimming, a little awkward, and most definitely feeling out of my depth when it comes to surviving in college (though I’m getting there), Rocinante and I have quite a few similarities.

Benjamin Springer as Friston

Benjamin Springer as Friston

Friston is a imaginary magician in the mind of Don Quixote, and that is exactly what I, an introvert, like being. And i’d love to be a magician. This is the best image I found:

Michael Heredia Blog Post 1 ( DQ Ch. ...

Michael Heredia Blog Post 1 ( DQ Ch. 1-8) DQ Mask-off

 Quijote de la Mancha’s attempt in creating a new identity is a total reality changer. The Spanish novelist Miguel de Cervantes specifies in detail of how Don Quijote perceives the world. The dreamer takes the liberty of setting forth on a knighthood journey that changes world reality and performance of the characters. Before Don Quijote […]

I am Sancho Panza.

I am Sancho Panza.

My character from Don Quixote is Sancho Panza. I chose Sancho Panza because he brings comic relief to the story by being his usual unsophisticated self, but he also has a smart and witty side where he uses common sense to combat Don Quixote’s crazy personality. I can see myself in Sancho Panza because he’s […]