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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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    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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    great 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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    of 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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    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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    ing to be writing an analytical response to a small portion to the novel, “Don Quixote.” Don Quixote was written by an author named Miguel De Cervantes. Miguel was born not in, but near Madrid, Spain and more than likely lived a normal life before he joined the army as a young man. On his way back to Spain returning from war he was tragically captured by pirates who held him as a slave for five years. Miguel’s life just seemed to get worse, because even after he was free from slavery he struggled

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    without the use of his left arm, Cervantes returned home to Spain in 1580 after being held captive in Algeria for five long years. He returned not as a war hero but another man ravaged physically and mentally by the battles he had lived through, but he did not let this experience kill him. Thirty two years later, on the same day England mourned the loss of William Shakespeare, Cervantes finally passed away. Within these thirty two years Spain had grown to adore Cervantes and celebrate him as Spain’s

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    “’What giants?’ [says] Sancho, amazed,” (Cervantes 36). “’Those giants you see over there with long arms: some of them have them well-nigh two leagues in length,’ [replies] his master,” (Cervantes 36). In Chapter 7 of Don Quixote, Miguel de Cervantes portrays Don Quixote as an idealistic character who believes that the windmills are giants, and because of this, it can be said that Don Quixote has a crazy mind that creates objects to be something they are not. Don Quixote is a chivalric romance

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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 to 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 in the story. Cervantes slowly shows different sides of Sancho Panza and

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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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