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Don Quixote Study Questions & Topics for Discussion

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Topics for Discussion

1. What is a quest?

2. What noble goals does Don Quixote actually achieve on his journey?

3. What does Sancho Panza achieve? Is he entirely a figure of ridicule?

4. What role do women play in Don Quix-ote's fantasies?

5. How do the women Don Quixote actually meets figure in the story Cervantes tells?

6. How did Don Quixote fall into his delusion? Is there some way he could have been less vulnerable to his fantasy?

7. What virtues did Don Quixote or Sancho actually embody by the end of their adventures? Is this sufficient to make up for their foolishness?

8. Is Don Quixote's delusion a rare thing? Does it matter if you consider the time in which he is supposed to have lived?

9. What would be some modern equivalents to some of Don Quixote's delusions?

10. What modern writers in English are the cultural equivalent of Cervantes? What about writers in other languages...

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