Dulcinea

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Dulcinea

beautiful peasant woman idealized by Don Quixote. [Span. Lit.: Don Quixote]

Dulcinea

(del Toboso) country girl, whom Quixote apotheosizes as guiding light. [Span. Lit.: Don Quixote]

Dulcinea

as Quixote’s ideal; now, generic for ‘sweetheart.’ [Span. Lit.: Don Quixote, Espy, 128]
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(11) Roberto Gonzalez Echevarria offers a reconstruction of the "real" relationship of Don Quijote and Aldonza Lorenzo, emphasizing the social and legal implications of Don Quijotes fascination with the peasant girl (38-41).
Norland's voice is not only melodic, it was haunting, as one could feel a lifetime of misery and pain for Aldonza.