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Don Quixote - Part 2, Chapter 45 Summary & Analysis

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Part 2, Chapter 45 Summary

Many things happen in this chapter, starting with Sancho's arrival at his island of Barataria with thousands of townspeople out to see him. Sancho tells the steward not to call him "Don," because he is just "plain Sancho." He then receives a number of questions to answer, said to be tradition so that people can see what kind of governor he will be. The first question is about a dispute between a tailor and a farmer. The farmer asked for five caps, and tailor says he made five caps out of cloth like the farmer asked, even though they are only big enough to fit on the ends of fingers. Sancho decides that neither man will be recompensed for being so silly, and he sends the caps to the prisoners. The next conflict is presented by two old men. One accuses...

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