Each of us is a Don Quixote …
“It was a modern novel’s first in Europe.” Saying reminds me attractive and curious about this book. How is called a novel? Novel importance how in literature? Or simply a literary genre was born to meet the needs of readers to the differences and richness of readers? To give content more attractive? Others can be more convincing? How many definitions of genre fiction and to the understanding of the reader to create thousands of different theories. But the book “Don Quixote – the aristocratic origin Mancha” by Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra – a clear definition of the genre of the novel, an influential literary impact on humans and the father of every novel.
Get the context of the country Spain late medieval (also the period of strong development of the Renaissance movement – a movement of new ideas of Europe) and was composed while the author Cervantes is being imprisoned in Algiers, the series represents a vivid picture, authentic societal Spain at that time through the adventures, encounters the knight Don Quixote came from an aristocratic amorous stories swordplay to overshadow both the mind and become a man is considered insane.
Also, besides the main character was also a character Sancho Panza is indispensable, a director of Don Quixote faithful code, come as a plowman physician close to home. Stories bring critical content genre swordplay – genres that time that Europe is extremely popular because they are created advantages afforded by the myths, lies, contrary to science and reality, but makes people passionate, attracted to it.
Evidence is through the adventures of Don Quixote that his men have imagined the stories, life-like movements in the series swordplay, only create stupid things, the painful ones. In addition, the authors also intended to borrow characters pastor, doctor vice shaving, monk to speak about the concept of comic swordplay, the theater and besides also spoke about the period of imprisonment of authors in Algiers.
However, the book does not stop at their contents, we can derive meaning from the words of the characters through each case in the stories, and in which is expressed the views , arguments about the dignity of man, love couple, the woman to love and how to preserve the beauty and virtue of them …
“A woman beautiful, but modest for such flame or to remote sharp sword: not fire burned and stabbed the sword not anyone if no one close. Honor and virtue is the soul’s jewelry; lack thereof, though the body beautiful is not considered beautiful. “(Marcela)
Moreover, the meaning of the book can bring us to think about the struggle of the no struggle of a knight lost time and also in the present age, which can be drawn: Fight for justice in their own minds, but others do not realize that we are doing so for the game is stupid, ridiculous.
For us, the readers and has jurisdiction for what they are reading, reading this book, I probably would laugh with the game so stupid of a Don Quixote dementia or a manager code Sancho foolish Panza. But, after all, when each of us is a Don Quixote when we want to live in this life by the imagination of us, far beyond the reality that we do not want, then we can act stupid stupid and ridiculous in the eyes of others but through the disgraceful by verbal warning other people, we gradually stop new thoughts and desires.
With the sense of humanity and implies profound from this book, through the narrative detail and clear of Cervantes demonstrate novel importance of literature in influencing human thought, change ideas wrong opinion and set abundance of literature gradually change people and society to the realm of perfection.
Therefore, if you are are looking for a book to discover and contemplate, Don Quixote is a novel that you could not miss.