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Compare a shared theme between the book Don Quioxote and the movie Toy Story - Essay Example

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Men who have far-reaching imaginations and a craving for adventure are some of the things that bind Miguel de Cervantes' Don Quixote and the film Toy Story. These are stories of figures who dream about things that are beyond their reality but still set out to live that dream.

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Compare a shared theme between the book Don Quioxote and the movie Toy Story

The stories about the knights have sunken deeply into his mind that, somehow, it has misshapen his sanity. He grew up idolizing knights and their gallantry and even began to dress up like one and go out on adventures or quests of his own for reasons like "My armour is my only wear, My only rest the fray"2. He had his own damsel in the person of a peasant girl from Toboso named Aldonsa Lorenzo. Alonso Quijano was so much into his character that he also made up a name for himself and had others call him Don Quixote de La Mancha. Buzz Lightyear of Toy Story, on the other hand, is so caught up in his own reality as a high-tech, space ranger, and not simply a plaything. His belief in his reality is so profound that he even believed that he could fly - a feat he was able to prove to himself and to the other toys when he tried flying with his eyes closed. Falling with style as Woody puts it.
Discussing the common theme between the story of Don Quixote and the film Toy Story, one can see how the characters lived in a world of their own made-up realities. ...
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