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Iberia: Spanish Travels and Reflections Chapter Summary & Analysis - Sevilla Summary

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Sevilla Summary and Analysis

The best time to visit Sevilla is during Holy Week, which is over on Easter Sunday. About six weeks into the Spring, there are six major diversions. The first is the profound religious festival the second is a huge rustic fair, the third is a congregation of circuses from all over Europe, the fourth is an open-air carnival, followed by a daily program of social events and promenades, and lastly a series of bullfights in Spain's most amazing plaza. To enjoy the six-part spectacle, a person has to arrive before Palm Sunday and stay until Easter, which could be three to five weeks long.

The narrator meets a man named on Francisco Mendoza Ruiz who takes him through the weeks and teaches him the meanings of the rituals. He is a banker with a small family and lives in a small house in the Jewish...

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