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Don Quixote - Study Guide Part 2, Chapter 4 Summary & Analysis

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Part 2, Chapter 4 Summary

Sancho returns and immediately answers Sanson's question about his mysteriously disappearing and reappearing ass, Dapple, as well as what became of the hundred crowns. Sancho is worried that when a second part appears, there will be many mistakes there as well, because the author will be in a hurry to make money off of it and not take care. He expresses his wish that they were on another adventure, which Quixote resolves to plan after hearing Rozinante whinny. Sanson suggests going to Saragossa for the jousts. Quixote asks the bachelor to compose a poem to Dulcinea for him.

Part 2, Chapter 4 Analysis

Cervantes continues his use of this section to comment on the publishing world. He also pokes fun at his own mistakes in the first text, recounting how Sancho's ass is stolen while he is sleeping on it. The reappearance later is purely a mistake...

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