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Imagination in Don Quixote

Summary: Analyzes a quote by Miguel Cervantes from his novel, Don Quixote. Describes how the quote relates to the novel Don Quixote and the film based upon it, Man of La Mancha.
"Life itself seems lunatic. Who knows where madness lies! To be too practical is madness, to seek treasure where there is only trash, to surrender dreams may be madness. Too much sanity may be madness, but maddest of all is to see life as it is and not as it should be." -Miguel Cervantes

In his novel, Don Quixote, Miguel Cervantes proves that a strong imagination is necessary to lead a fulfilling life. The main character, Alonso Quejana, is a man close to the age of fifty who has spent most of his life reading books about the medieval knights. In doing so, he has altered his sense of reality and came to believing he himself was a knight errant. He gave himself the name Don Quixote and decided to follow the chivalric code and bring justice to the world. Before Quejana became Quixote, he had...

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