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Don Quixote by Cervantes

Summary: Discusses the novel Don Quixote, by Cervantes. Examines the major theme of humanity and details examples where Don Quixote demonstrates his humanity.
The novel, Don Quixote, by Miguel de Cervantes shows how humanity can be expressed by helping others and harmful to others by interfering in their personal matters. Carroll B. Johnson says that "the best reason of all to read Don Quixote: to learn about ourselves and to explore our own humanity." Throughout the novel, the characters show their humanity (kindness) by helping others, but at times that humanity turns into cruelty.

First of all, Don Quixote shows his humanity by trying to help the poor boy who was crying. He told the farmer to pay the boy for his duties. Don Quixote said, "Discourteous Knight, it is an unworthy act to strike a person who is not able to defend himself: come, bestride thy steed, and take thy lance..." (47). Despite the fact that Don Quixote wants to help the boy he is unsuccessful in doing so...

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