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Don Quixote - Part 2, Chapter 61 Summary & Analysis

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Part 2, Chapter 61 Summary

The Don has started to take a liking to Roque's kind of life, but he leaves the bandit after three days of traveling. Some people in Barcelona have been alerted to the Don's coming by a letter from Roque, and they greet him in an ostentatious manner. During Quixote's entrance with Sancho, two imps stick their mounts with briars, causing Quixote and Sancho to be tossed. They remount and continue into the city.

Part 2, Chapter 61 Analysis

Even in this brief chapter, Cervantes doesn't miss an opportunity to make his protagonist into an inadvertent clown, making him the butt of the boys' joke. The amazement of the travelers over the size of the city also reminds the reader of their humbler beginnings.

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