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What Do Cervantes And Jeremiah Have To Teach Us? -Brevard NC


March 30, 2017

Windmills are windmills. Right? Not so, if you are Don Quixote. Windmills are giants! Sheep are sheep. Right? Not so, in the Don’s mind. They are invading armies.

Don Quixote, the enchanting character in Cervantes’ great novel, lives in an imaginary world. What is real by most accounts is foreshadowed by his illusory effort to imitate someone who never existed, in doing things which that person, Amadis de Gaule, and others like him, never did. So astonishing is the identification that Don Quixote sees things through the eyes of this non-existent person.

Sancho Panza, his trusted squ...

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