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Don Quixote - Part 1, Chapter 10 Summary & Analysis

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Part 1, Chapter 10 Summary

Sancho is eager to gain ownership of his promised governance, but Quixote informs him that it is to be earned in a greater adventure. They begin a long conversation, during which the Don tells Sancho of a great and magical balm that can heal any wound, which he has learned by heart. Sancho is intrigued by the monetary possibilities such a balm would create. Quixote discovers that his helmet is ruined and is greatly disturbed by this. They eat a bit and find a spot to stay for the night near some goatherds' huts.

Part 1, Chapter 10 Analysis

Sancho proves to be an eager student in this chapter, which introduces one of the subtexts of the story. Even though he is a squire to the knight, he is also learning at the feet of his master. Just as a student absorbs knowledge from his teacher, Sancho...

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