Day 3

Don Quixote Book I Lesson Plan

Discussion of Thought Questions

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    Once Sancho Panza realizes that he knows Dulcinea, how is Panza's description of her different from Quixote's?

    Sancho Panza describes her as being physically strong and skilled at hard physical labor, while Don Quixote mythologizes her as being delicate and somewhat frail. Sancho also says that she has a booming voice which she uses to call shepherds, while Don Quixote describes her as being quiet and reticent. Sancho also says that she is fun-loving and jovial, while Don Quixote sees her as being docile. The differences in perception are accounted for by the fact that Don Quixote has only seen her from afar very few times, while Sancho Panza is well acquainted with her...

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