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Don Quixote Chapter Summary & Analysis - Part 1, Chapter 3 Summary

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Part 1, Chapter 3 Summary

Don Quixote, after his paltry meal, entreats his host, whom he perceives as the lord of a great castle, to grant him the status of knight in the morning. Luckily, the innkeeper has read some of the same types of books dealing with chivalry that Don Quixote has, and he responds in kind to humor the man. He wittily gives Quixote advice to always carry money and clean shirts, whether with his squire or in discreet saddlebags. Really, he is concerned with getting paid. Quixote's mind is made uneasy, since he is less prepared to become a knight-errant than he thought. Quixote then undertakes the task of watching over his arms the whole night, which he deposits in the trough. The guests of the inn watch him, after being told about the man's plight by the innkeeper, as he alternately paces in front of the...

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