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English Final: Don Quixote Characters
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A hidalgo from an unnamed village in La Mancha. He goes crazy after reading too many books of chivalry and goes on an epic quest to right all the wrongs in the world.
Loyal man servant of Don Quixote. Often a cynic where Quixote is an idealist.
Dulcinea del Toboso
never actually found, unattainable standard woman to whom all success is attributed to
Don Quixote's horse
Cide Hamete Benengeli:
Moorish sage which recorded Don Quixote's exploits. Cervantes would find his manuscript and translate it to bring us the novel.
Don Quixote's niece who attempts to get him back and sane.
Madman in the field and lover of Lucinda who Ferdinand tries to take for his wife.
Despicable nobleman who deflowers Dorothea and leaves her. He tries to marry Lucinda.
Cardenio's lover who is almost forced to marry Ferdinand.
The lover of Ferdinand who follows after him to gain his love after he had deflowered her.
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