Don Quixote de la Mancha: Thematic Analysis and Overview
Every so often, a book is written that captures more than just ideas, but finds itself a cross-section of an entire society. Books like Les Miserables by Victor Hugo and The Brothers Karamazov by Fyodor Dostoevsky, or Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain and Madame Bovary by Gustave Flaubert. Don Quixote de La Mancha by Miguel de Cervantes is one such book that serves to not only entertain, but show us a portrait of 16th century Spanish life and spark debate in philosophy, politics, and a plethora of other fields.
Miguel de Cervantes was born of a noble family in Spain in 1547. Little is known about his childhood and his education but he joined the Spanish army when he was... View More »