"Don Quixote" Book Review by cee-cee

"Don Quixote"
An analysis of the novel "Don Quixote" by Miguel de Cervantes.
# 108135 | 1,132 words | 3 sources | MLA | 2008 | US
Published on Sep 23, 2008 in Literature (Spanish)

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The paper describes how the main character, Don Quixote, in Miguel de Cervantes' novel of the same name, is trying to live a dream he has of a so-called better time, when Spain was filled with lords, ladies and courtly manners. The paper discusses why this story has been called a farce, fantasy, parable and fable. The paper looks at the theme of class and worth and shows how the characters represent different aspects of Cervantes' thought and history.

Sample of Sources Used:

  • Grossman, Edith, and Harold Bloom. Don Quixote. New York, NY: HarperCollins Publishers. 2003.
  • Ormsby, John. "Translator's Preface." Don Quixote by Miguel de Cervantes Translated by John Ormsby. London. 1885. Page v.
  • Phillips, Brian and Davidson, Sara. SparkNote on Don Quixote. 29 Sep. 2007 <http://www.sparknotes.com/lit/donquixote/canalysis.html>.

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