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THE IMPORTANCE OF EDUCATION FROM A GLOBAL PERSPECTIVE: TEACHING DON QUIXOTE IN THE 21ST CENTURY

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2012
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The objective of this study is to concentrate on the topic of education in the Cervantine works, by examining the importance and significance from a global perspective using a 17th century text, Don Quixote of La Mancha, as part of the teachings in the 21st century classroom. In order to fulfill this objective, the following exegesis will consider specific episodes of Don Quixote and it will delve into the following questions: How do specific episodes reflect how education influences those surrounding Don Quixote? How do Don Quixote and his squire Sancho have a continuous learning process of what is considered real versus what should be considered ideal? How are Don Quixote's values reflected in the 21st century? How the text Don Quixote impacted the 21st century's education? In order to answer these questions, this study will include cultural aspects of the period and its historical and social context.
Title: THE IMPORTANCE OF EDUCATION FROM A GLOBAL PERSPECTIVE: TEACHING DON QUIXOTE IN THE 21ST CENTURY.
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Name(s): Sepulveda, Natalia, Author
García, Martha, Committee Chair
University of Central Florida, Degree Grantor
Type of Resource: text
Date Issued: 2012
Publisher: University of Central Florida
Language(s): English
Abstract/Description: The objective of this study is to concentrate on the topic of education in the Cervantine works, by examining the importance and significance from a global perspective using a 17th century text, Don Quixote of La Mancha, as part of the teachings in the 21st century classroom. In order to fulfill this objective, the following exegesis will consider specific episodes of Don Quixote and it will delve into the following questions: How do specific episodes reflect how education influences those surrounding Don Quixote? How do Don Quixote and his squire Sancho have a continuous learning process of what is considered real versus what should be considered ideal? How are Don Quixote's values reflected in the 21st century? How the text Don Quixote impacted the 21st century's education? In order to answer these questions, this study will include cultural aspects of the period and its historical and social context.
Identifier: CFH0004313 (IID), ucf:45040 (fedora)
Note(s): 2012-12-01
B.A.
Arts and Humanities, Dept. of Modern Languages and Literatures
Bachelors
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Subject(s): Don Quixote
Cervantes
Education
21st Century
Persistent Link to This Record: http://purl.flvc.org/ucf/fd/CFH0004313
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Host Institution: UCF

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