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Kind of Activity:
Students will explore the influence of Don Quixote in other forms of art
Common Core Standards:
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.11-12.2 (Grade level 11-12)
Don Quixote has had a wide and enduring influence on Western literature and culture. The story of Anselmo, Lotario, and Camila that is read by the priest bears many of the same characteristics of the later stories of King Arthur and Camelot although some important details differ. (King Arthur does not ask Lancelot to try to seduce Queen Guinevere, for example). Yet the themes of friendship and loyalty betrayed, unchecked passion, unintended...
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