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Don Quixote - Part 2, Chapter 17 Summary & Analysis

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Part 2, Chapter 17 Summary

Quixote is inadvertently bathed in curds when he demands his helmet from Sancho, who has just purchased the curds from the shepherds and does not have time to take them out before the Don puts the helmet on. Again Don Diego decides there must be some madness there. Sancho denies knowing the curds were in the helmet. The cart with flags that Quixote saw approaches, and it contains lions. Quixote demands that he must fight them, so the cart driver reluctantly opens the cage door while Quixote readies himself. The lazy lion gets up, looks around, turns around and lies back down. The keeper shuts the cage quickly, and the companions return to the scene to hear the story. He is renamed the Knight of the Lions, and Don Diego can't decide if he's a madman with some sanity or the opposite. He invites them...

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