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Don Quixote Chapter Summary & Analysis - Part 2, Chapter 39 Summary

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Part 2, Chapter 39 Summary

The marriage is accomplished, but it causes the death of the girl's mother, which Sancho questions as a little overboard. A relative of the queen, the giant Malambruno, comes to the grave. He changes Antonomasia into a brass monkey and Don Clavijo into a metal crocodile, and he proclaims it will take Quixote to come fight him. His last act is to cause the twelve duennas and the countess to grow beards. The countess finishes her story and faints.

Part 2, Chapter 39 Analysis

The tragedy of the two lovers and the family is sure to draw the valorous side of Quixote, especially since he is asked for by name in the story. Sancho shows his common sense again, since he questions why the queen mother would die at such a thing.

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