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1. Gustave Dore painted a scene from Don Quixote, which he titled Don Quixote and Sancho Panza. Carefully observe a copy of this painting. Can you tell which scene is being portrayed? What humorous elements can you find? What is Dore portraying as honestly heroic?

2. Create a detailed ink drawing (or painting) of a scene from Don Quixote. Include with it a written copy of the scene which is being illustrated. List several of the people and items which you have shown in the picture, with annotations explaining why you have included them, or styled them as you did.

3. Compare the two epic series of fantasy novels The Belgeriad and The Malloreon by David and Leigh Eddings with Don Quixote. Apart from the sheer size of these epics, what similarities can you find? Do the Eddings manage to impart a sense of humor to their work...

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