Study Guide

Journey to Ixtlan: The Lessons of Don Juan - Study Guide Part One, Stopping The World: Chapter 17, A Worthy Opponent Summary & Analysis

This Study Guide consists of approximately 54 pages of chapter summaries, quotes, character analysis, themes, and more - everything you need to sharpen your knowledge of Journey to Ixtlan.
This section contains 603 words
(approx. 2 pages at 400 words per page)
Buy the Journey to Ixtlan: The Lessons of Don Juan Study Guide

Castaneda recalls a confrontation he had a month earlier with a sorceress known as "la Catalina." Castaneda never fully amplifies how or why the confrontation terrifies him. Don Juan apparently tricked him into confronting her for the purpose of finding Castaneda a worthy opponent. He expresses anger at having been tricked into the situation by Don Juan, but Don Juan explains that as Castaneda's benefactor, it is up to him to take him to "the brink."

On December 11, 1962, Castaneda is setting traps because Don Juan wants him to catch an exceptional animal whose flesh he can dry and use as power food. Don Juan senses that la Catalina is interfering with Castaneda's hunting. Don Juan asserts they must wait for an omen to know what to do with the...

(read more from the Part One, Stopping The World: Chapter 17, A Worthy Opponent Summary)

This section contains 603 words
(approx. 2 pages at 400 words per page)
Buy the Journey to Ixtlan: The Lessons of Don Juan Study Guide
Copyrights
BookRags
Journey to Ixtlan: The Lessons of Don Juan from BookRags. (c)2014 BookRags, Inc. All rights reserved.