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World Lit: Don Quixote

Prezi will demonstrate the ideals and motives behind Don Quixote’s conquest.

Karla Cisneros

on 25 November 2013

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Transcript of World Lit: Don Quixote

Don Quixote
Karla Cisneros
Luis Cabuto
Jesus Gallardo
Alonso Quijano, also known as Don Quixote, spends his nights and days reading books about chivalry and knights..
Don Quixote's adventures revolve around a few major characters:
Dulcinea del Toboso: The love of his life whom is never actually physically present but has an influence on Don Quixote's value and perception of love.
Sancho Panza: Don Quixote's trusty squire. Don quixote takes Sancho Panza on his adventures and ito his fantasy world even though Sancho Panza knows the reality of the situation.

Don Quixote and Sancho Panza have several encounters with the Priest.
Is it better to be mad or to live in a world devoid of hope..?
Path Point #8
Is it better to be mad or sane and live in a world without hope.

Important symbols used throughout the story:
Don Quixote's Horse is an important symbol in the story because the horses on the Horizon are often seen as a symbol for adventure. Don Quixote's frail horse also represents Don Quixote's gaunt appearance. Not only are the horses used for transportation but they are also a symbol for companionship.
Is it better to be insane or live in a world devoid of hope....?
Important symbols used throughout the story:
Don Quixote's Motifs: Honor; romance; literature
Alonso finally after having his reason wither away descended into madness, fully embracing the fantasy world.
Don Quixote saw himself as a self appointed savior, a noble knight errant who needed to help an ailing world. He refused to accept the world as it was and receded into the depths of his mind to have chivalrous adventures with damsels in distress.

Together with his squire Sancho Panza and his trusty “steed” Rocinante, Don Quixote set off on adventures

There are several parts in the story where Don Quixote’s sanity can be questioned.
In the story, Don Quixote encounters several windmills while riding his horse. He believes they are giants and proceeds to attack them.
Apple of my eye
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