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Don Quixote Chapter Summary & Analysis - Part 2, Chapter 19 Summary

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Part 2, Chapter 19 Summary

The pair leaves, and Quixote and Sancho come upon two students and two peasants. The students invite them to a wedding of Quiteria the Fair to Camacho the Rich, describing the possibility of Quiteria's estranged lover Basilio making an appearance. The Don scolds Sancho for his constant use of proverbs, and the students begin an argument between themselves. They duel, with the peasants as an audience, and the one called Corchuelo loses. They move on toward the wedding, and reaching the site, they bed down for the evening.

Part 2, Chapter 19 Analysis

Language use comes into play here, with Don Quixote showing his short patience with Sancho's peasant ramblings and use of proverbs. Sancho can only point to his humble upbringing as the source of his habit of talking. It is interesting that Quixote is offended at the use of proverbs, when the proverbs generally convey...

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