DON JUAN - Matthew Mavroides Drama 174 4/1/08 El Burladora...

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Matthew Mavroides Drama 174 4/1/08 El Burladora de Sevilla y Convidado de piedra “The Trickster of Seville” by Tirso De Molina created the character of Don Juan, the most famous seducer of women in literature. Don Juan seduces four women within the play through trickery as well as abuse of the women’s trust or needs. The woman are not taken by force or blackmail, but instead are either under the illusion Don Juan is something he is not or he plans to marry them, which of course he doesn’t. Even more interesting is the fact that each of the four ‘incidents’ are not one in the same, each one encompasses different sins of Don Juan which will catch up to him in the end. Through the seductions of the four woman the readers can clearly see that Don Juan has no moral bounds and is unaffected by the idea of any sin The only thing the women of “The Trickster of Seville” have in common, besides the seductions, is the fact the two of them though Don Juan was someone else and the other two
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This note was uploaded on 05/06/2008 for the course HIST 176 taught by Professor Jack during the Winter '05 term at Hofstra University.

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