What is the "Don-Quixote" about, and what did it provide for readers?
Don Quixote sets out on an adventure and ends up hurting others more than helping them :(
adventures are qualified by his extensive readings
gives readers insight into what it is like to be a prisoner to pirates
Cervantes tried to create inDon Quixote a place to discuss human identity, morality, and art within this ever-shifting time. Though the Renaissance gave rise to a new humanism in European literature, popular writing continued to be dominated by romances about knights in shining armor practicing the code of chivalry.