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Symbolism in The Tempest and The Ingenious Gentleman Don Quixote de la Mancha

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Symbolism in The Tempest and The Ingenious Gentleman Don Quixote de la Mancha

The worlds of the English and the Spanish literature are two sources of powerful symbols, characters and situations which have passed the test of time and have remained in the memory of the people. Taking into account the fact that symbols have a multitude of meanings, the purpose of the paper is to analyse symbolism in two works: The Tempest by William Shakespeare and The Ingenious Gentleman Don Quixote De La Mancha by Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra, each of them representative for the literature to which they belong, with emphasis on the symbolism of the books.

 Keywords: symbolism, books, illusion, expression, sanity

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Cervantes Saavedra, Miguel De. Don Quixote De La Mancha. Trans. Charles Jarvis. Ed. E. C. Riley. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1998.

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Whitehead, Alfred North. Symbolism: Its Meaning and Effect. New York: Fordham University Press, 1927.

 

 

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