HUM-H332 — Don Quixote — Winter 2019–2020

This table shows what you should do for each classday; all work should be completed before the start of class on the date for which it’s listed. To put it another way, tests are listed on the day they will be given and assignments on the day they are due.


assignments for week nine
Monday, 10 February Reading Part Two, Chapters 42–50
Reading Questions
• [Questions or assignments will be posted later, or announced in class.]
Project Two is due today!
Tuesday, 11 February Reading Part Two, Chapters 51–57
Note that the pilgrims referenced in these chapters are religious pilgrims, who would be traveling to visit a shrine of some sort.
Reading Questions
• [Questions or assignments will be posted later, or announced in class.]
Report The expulsion of the Moriscos from Spain
Thursday, 13 February Reading Part Two, Chapters 58–64 (read just the first few paragraphs of chapter 64, just through the end of the previous adventure)
Reading Questions
• Do you find anything funny and / or ironic about the scene where Quixote tries to pull Sancho’s pants down?
• Why are the bodies hanging from the trees? What effect do you think this is supposed to have? Do you think it is working? Why or why not?
• What do you think of the episode of Claudia Jerómica? What is its role in the novel?
• Do you find anything funny and / or ironic about the scene at the end of chapter 60 with the people on the road to Barcelona?
Friday, 14 February Reading Part Two, Chapters 64–66
Reading Questions
• How do you interpret these chapters in light of the various practices for dealing with mental illness and the nature of mental illness itself?