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Don Quixote - Study Guide Part 2, Chapter 56 Summary & Analysis

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Part 2, Chapter 56 Summary

The duke has taken great pains to make sure no one will be actually injured in this duel, especially because Tosilos is not the real troublemaker in question. However, when Tosilos actually sees the daughter when they are standing on the field of battle, he makes up his mind to marry her instead and calls the duel to a halt as Quixote begins to charge. When Tosilos takes his helmet off, he is obviously not the right man. Quixote, though, informs the company that it is just the work of enchanters, and he will soon come around to be the correct man. The mother and daughter decide to go with the marriage anyway, since marriage is the ultimately desired outcome.

Part 2, Chapter 56 Analysis

The duenna and her daughter are so desperate for a marriage that they will accept anyone as a replacement for the actual...

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