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Epub  El ingenioso hidalgo don uijote de la Mancha Download ☆ [Reading] ➸ El ingenioso hidalgo don uijote de la Mancha ➮ Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra – Dogsalonbristol.co.uk Read the classic Spanish epic by Cervantes as it was originally written even if you are just learning Spanish This Dual LaWill come out having read this classic book in its original language improving your Spanish or English chapter by chapter As you improve you can choose to read chapters in the foreign language first which studies show is a key way to strain the brain forcing you out of your comfort zone and facilitating improved retention of vocabulary and meaning Good luck Bonne Chance and Val done uixotepun uixotefun uixote??none uixoteand that's not entirely true; there are some rollicking good times in here but the first part is so much endlessly episodic violence and while the second half becomes calmer and focused it never got my imagination engaged nor my blood flowingin fact although i know he really does love it i can't help but feel that brian's recommending this to me is similar to the duke and duchess having their fun with don i feel like brian is pulling a prank on me that he does not want me to meet my reading goal and is laughingly crowing no karen you will not read 150 books this year i am preventing youi will show you despite the amount of time i was stalled on this one i will come right back in the gamebut this i did not love this and a lot of it is just context i can appreciate it as an artifact and as a foundation for western literature but it suffers from the fate of any work that was not edited professionally tastes change over time just in the same way that marilyn monroe would have probably had to drop fifteen pounds to rock our modern day underfed runway ideal so this book could lose a similar amount of text stop frothing bri seriously if this turned up in some slush pile somewhere there would be allll kinds of criticism and it might even get passed around the office lgm a few times to the giggles of the editorial assistants this guy can't even keep the supporting character's wife's name straight this is inconsistent this is repetitivewhat is this interlude that has nothing to do with anything else doing in here?? this is flat out stolen from another sourcean editor would go to town on this puppybut we have the luxury of reading this 500 years after it was written and marveling at how fresh and modern it still sounds and part of it is very modern but grossman's freuent cervantes probably meant here or this is the wrong reference would not play in a modern novel if jonathan safran foer had done this there would be a crown of pretentious classics majors drawling i can't believe he said perseus when he meant theseus guffaw guffawbut 500 years down the road we can afford to be forgiving vanity press authors take heartand i am aware i am being nitpicky i am just interested in pointing out how a lot of people who love this book would be very indignant to read something produced today that had so many obvious flaws but i do admire longevityi just couldn't get into it overall there are a lot of great moments here the burning of the books nooo the puppet show don in a cage and great non action seuences in the discussions of the value of drama as a medium and the difficulty of translation and many other minor occurrencesthe first half is just episode after episode of this delusional thug with some kind of 'roid rage meth aggression attacking people and innocent lions unprovoked and his sidekick who is a grasping fiend who would sell you out for even the promise of a sandwich and it all reads like marx brothers slapsticky stuff i mean how do you break someone's nose with a loaf of bread?? with the second half it is better and becomes self reflexive and much sadder but a lot of it still remains tedious the second half written ten years after the first part freuently references the unauthorized seuel to don that some guy wrote and pissed cervantes off it is like a mean girl passing notes to the cool kids did you hear what he said??? that's my man he's messing with etc etcand i am not a lazy reader even though my tastes tend toward a faster pace than this but i have read plenty of slow paced dense prose that didn't make me take out my mental red pen and slash away at what i felt was extraneous or repetitiousi can appreciate the message about art and its impact and its potential and its place in the world but i did not have fun reading this bookand i make no apologies and for jasmine who doesn't think there is anything complicated or pretentious in the spanish language this ualifies i think it gets all meta in the second act for its time it was seriously mind bending stuffcome to my blog

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To the end of each chapter there is a link to re read the chapter in English to help you understand what you read or a link to jump to the next chapter in English or Spanish You choose whether to read the foreign language first covering new territory or take the easier route and read it in English first followed by the same chapter in Spanish No matter which path you take you This book wore my ss out It's funny and good and I love tomes but I don't think I was totally ready this time Whew The narrator was great on audio but I couldn't keep up in my book for reasons so I just listened Happy ReadingMel ❤️

Mobi ↠ El ingenioso hidalgo don uijote de la Mancha ¸ Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra

El ingenioso hidalgo don uijote de la ManchaRead the classic Spanish epic by Cervantes as it was originally written even if you are just learning Spanish This Dual Language Interactive Alternating Chapter book offer a new way to read and learn a foreign language The patent pending GrokReaderTM interwoven and overlapping book format compels you to read the complete chapter in the original foreign language When you make it “Don uixote” I answered and looked into almost shocked facial expressions followed by uiet uncomfortable giggling What was the uestion? If my friends at the coffee table had asked “What is your favourite book Lisa?” and received that answer they would have nodded knowingly sympathetically adding some random fact about the 1000 page classic I claimed to love than the countless other books I have read But that was not the uestion It was“With which literary character do you identify most?” I was not the first one around the table to answer and there had been plenty of identification with the brave the strong the pretty the good the clever heroes and heroines of the literary universe before it was my turn I had time to think and to think carefully There is no one like Don uixote to make me feel the connection between my reading self and my real life Who else loved books to the extent that he was willing to immerse himself completely in the illusion of his beloved fiction against all reason? Who else struggled to survive and keep the spirit of beautiful ideas in the face of ugly mean bullying reality? Why was there such awkwardness when I said I identified with Don uixote? Because he is clumsy he is bullied by the brutal ordinary people who can’t stand a mind focused on literary thoughts and idealist ideas he is treated badly and made fun of He is so very UNCOOL He makes a silly figure in the ordinary society where appearance and participation in shared activities are important to social survival and reputation than reflective thinking and expression of individuality He is off the main track and that is only acceptable to the world if you are a strong fighting violent hero not if you are a harmless yet ridiculous dreamer If you can’t be one of the group you have to be stronger violent than the majority Just being different is the most dangerous the most hated thing in the world Still But I don’t think there was much choice for Don uixote He had seen the raging madness of the world and made a decision“When life itself seems lunatic who knows where madness lies? Perhaps to be too practical is madness To surrender dreams — this may be madness Too much sanity may be madness — and maddest of all to see life as it is and not as it should be” In the most famous scene of all the dialogue between Sancho Pansa and Don uixote reveals the deliberate choice to see in life than just the mere practicalities of food provision and businessWhat giants? Asked Sancho PansaThe ones you can see over there answered his master with the huge arms some of which are very nearly two leagues longNow look your grace said Sancho what you see over there aren't giants but windmills and what seems to be arms are just their sails that go around in the wind and turn the millstoneObviously replied Don uixote you don't know much about adventures” If you only have one life to live why choose the boredom of reality when your mind can create an imaginary adventure of giant proportions?What a wonderful match they are the idealist dreamer and his realist companion complementing each other perfectly while exploring the real world in the same way Dante and Virgil complement and support each other’s thoughts while they explore the fantastic fiction of Afterlife in the Divine ComedyTo me there is heroism in seeing a perfect horse in the lame Rosinante or a beautiful woman in the ugly mean Dulcinea than there could ever be in the strongest superhero riding the most powerful horse and gaining the love of the most stunning lady That is a no brainer while it reuires deeper thinking skills to see the adventure and beauty in average weak ugly lifeThe moment Don uixote turns ridiculous and sad and “uixotic” in my world is the moment before death when he renounces his ideal in favour of the mainstream understanding of Christian “comme il faut” breaking Sancho Pansa’s heart who in his own realist and practical way understands the world’s need for characters like Don uixoteThe sanity Don uixote gains when he dictates his last testament is the capitulation of the tired worn out spirit He has already stopped living Another of my favourite windmill fighting characters Jean Barois foresaw the weakness of old age and wrote his testament to the world at the height of his intellectual power thus haunting the bigot winners of his dying body afterwards with his words of idealistic power from the other side of the grave And for all those who smile at Don uixote it is much braver and harder to fight inanimate mechanised windmills than fire spitting dragonsAnd you have to have than an ounce of Don uixote in you to try to review this book of superlatives

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