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Don Quixote - Study Guide Part 1, Chapter 32 Summary & Analysis

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The party returns once more to the inn that Sancho is terrified of, and Quixote promises to pay this time in exchange for a proper bed. The lady of the inn asks for the oxtail they have been using for a beard back, and they contrive a plan to say why the barber is now in their company. They all sit down to eat at a lovely meal the innkeeper has prepared in hope of grand payment. The discussion turns to the books of chivalry that have so set Quixote outside his own sanity, and the innkeeper admits to also admiring those chivalric tales. He brings the texts he owns to show them, and the curate, much as he did when debating which books to keep and which to burn, begins to debate their merits and detriments with the innkeeper. It is revealed, and commented...

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