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Don Quixote - Study Guide Part 2, Chapter 5 Summary & Analysis

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Part 2, Chapter 5 Summary

Sancho returns home and announces he is leaving on an adventure with Quixote again, and he soon expects to be a governor. Teresa wishes that their daughter would marry an equal and not enter into such a highborn lifestyle. She also says that she too will not be a good fit to that life. She says that he may take their son, but he will probably do as he pleases with their daughter too. She ends the chapter weeping.

Part 2, Chapter 5 Analysis

Again Sancho is represented as a logical thinker and arguer. He even emulates Quixote's habit of correcting Sancho's word usage when he corrects Teresa. Teresa thus takes Sancho's old place as the confused party in the conversation. This section also brings up the issue of whether it is better to strive for greatness or appreciate your position.

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