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    Spain's most famous classic writer, Miguel de Cervantes wrote one of the world's most beloved literary masterpieces, Don Quixote during the early 1600s. Son of a deaf surgeon, Rodrigo de Cervantes, Miguel was born near Madrid, Spain in 1547. In 1570, Miguel fought for the Spanish army in the Battle of Lepanto, where he was wounded. Because he was captured by the Turks in 1575, de Cervantes spent five years of his life in prison, but the Turks freed him in 1580 to return back to his home country.

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    Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra was a very successful Spanish writer who wrote many comical novels. He had a child name Isabel de Saavedra and a wife named Catalina de Salazar y Palacios. He wrote many plays, and poems. He was also in the Spanish Armada. He had a big impact on the Spanish speaking world. Some know the Spanish language as “la lengua de Cervantes” or the language of Cervantes. His most famous novel, Don Quixote, was said the be the first modern, romantic novel. He wrote many other novels

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    Quixote: Don Quixote as written by Miguel de Cervantes is a fascinating story as it portrays fiction by subtly displaying it through realism. It is simultaneously a work of fiction and an analysis of fiction, or metafiction, meaning a fictional story revolving around a fictional story. The grand adventures and impossible things that happen are shown via the lens of a state of mind, rather than described as the actual events that are happening. Miguel de Cervantes deflects culpability on his characters

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    works have characterization in one form of another. Miguel de Cervantes does not fall short of this standard in his great and first novel Don Quixote. Not only does he give great characterization of the knight errant, Don Quixote, but also of his squire, Sancho Panza. Throughout the story, Cervantes demonstrates Sancho Panza’s personality not only through his vocabulary and actions, but also through the way other people treat him. Cervantes slowly shows different sides of Sancho Panza and develops

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    Gadamer’s fusion of horizons, Cervantes’ meanings could be completely different than what was intended. Many readers now believe Cervantes wrote Don Quixote in the form of a satire. During the Middle Ages, medieval romances were popular among popular among aristocrats from the start of Early Modern Europe. However, in the 1600s, these stories of chivalry and knighthood were no longer popular. In The Ingenious Hidalgo Don Quixote de la Mancha, author Miguel de Cervantes attempts to satirize the medieval

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    Don Quixote The Ballet performance Don Quixote is based on the worldwide known novel ‘Don Quixote de la Mancha’ by Miguel de Cervantes. It was originally performed by the Bolshoi Ballet of Moscow and choreographed by Marius Petipa in the year of 1869 with the music of Ludwig Minkus. Now days there are numerous Ballets performing it all over the world. The Miami City Ballet has adopted this performance as part of their season content, giving the Spanish play a hint of Latin American taste with several

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    reality. These imaginative methods can reflect the evil and good in humanity, however showing evil is easily identified. In Man of La Mancha, Miguel de Cervantes directs a play in the prison cell, to present his defense to his fellow prisoners. Cervantes uses his love of theatre to create a story about a mad knight Don Quixote. Although, Cervantes’ intention is to save his manuscript from the prisoners. He reveals with the assistance of Don Quixote, that one must live in a world of hope and love

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    Daniela Dicheva Professor Salena Fehnel ENG 106 08/19/2014 The Character of Don Quixote De La Mancha by Miguel de Cervantes A writer, no matter how great, no matter how brilliant his work, does not exhaust the literary wealth of a nation in a given era, but with all your heritage or just one of his work, he can score the highest peaks of the literature. Based on merit and dignity Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra takes the first place in the literature of the Spanish Renaissance, because most profound

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    As Henry Rollins best stated, “You need a little bit of insanity to do great things”. In the story Don Quixote, written by Miguel De Cervantes, the main character has much controversy surrounding him, on if he is sane throughout the story or not. While many will believe that he is mentally ill and slowly becomes sane throughout the story, other believe that he indeed is sane the entire story, only pretending to ill. Although there is no definitive answer to this question, it can be quite evident

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    Quixote, written by Miguel de Cervantes, is about. The story narrates a parody of Spain's historical idea of chivalry by starring Don Quixote, a man obsessed with nobility. Don Quixote walks through a knight-errant journey with the faithful peasant Sancho Panza and creates the journey by mentally transforming everything, such as Spain's prostitutes into ladies, windmills into ferocious giants, inns into luxurious castles, etc. Contrary to the main overview of the story, Cervantes didn't simply write Part

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