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  1. How does Don Quixote's obsession with chivalry and knighthood drive the plot of the novel?
  2. Discuss the theme of reality versus illusion in Don Quixote. How does Cervantes explore this theme through the character of Don Quixote?
  3. In what ways does Sancho Panza serve as a foil to Don Quixote? How does their relationship evolve throughout the novel?
  4. Examine the role of social satire in Don Quixote. How does Cervantes use humor to critique the society of his time?
  5. Discuss the concept of madness in Don Quixote. How does Cervantes portray the line between madness and sanity in the character of Don Quixote?
  6. How does the structure of the novel, which is presented as a manuscript found by Cervantes, contribute to the themes and narrative of Don Quixote?
  7. Explore the significance of the character Dulcinea del Toboso in Don Quixote. What role does she play in Don Quixote's delusions and quest?
  8. Discuss the influence of Don Quixote on later literature and its enduring legacy. How has the character of Don Quixote become a symbol in popular culture?