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Synonyms for dulcinea

a woman who is a man's sweetheart

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The memory of Aldonza does not fit the Duchess's hierarchical notion of chivalry, and all trace of it must be expunged.
'And it will be no great matter if it is in some other person's hand, for as well as I recollect Dulcinea can neither read nor write, nor in the whole course of her life has she seen handwriting or letter of mine, for my love and hers have been always platonic, not going beyond a modest look, and even that so seldom that I can safely swear I have not seen her four times in all these twelve years I have been loving her more than the light of these eyes that the earth will one day devour; and perhaps even of those four times she has not once perceived that I was looking at her: such is the retirement and seclusion in which her father Lorenzo Corchuelo and her mother Aldonza Nogales have brought her up.' (Cervantes 1885ii: 16)
Evans's favorites roles include Anna in The King and I, Mona in Dames at Sea, Aldonza in Man of La Mancha, Kate in Taming of the Shrew, and Cinderella in The Cinderella Opera.
Javier Olivares, que a partir de la segunda temporada dejo de estar al frente de la direccion argumental de Isabel, senala dos claras "invenciones falsas": la primera, que la ficcion date el primer aborto de Isabel tras enterarse de que Fernando tenia hijos con Aldonza de Iborra, cuando lo cierto es que aborto por los continuos viajes a caballo; y la segunda, que Beatriz de Osorio, una de las damas de Isabel y amante de Fernando, dejase abierta una ventana de Palacio para que el principe Juan muriera de frio.
Con todo y sus diferencias, hay constantes entre los dos volumenes: Cide Hamete Benengeli es un narrador ficticio referido en los dos tomos; los personajes protagonistas son los mismos; personajes como el cura y el barbero aparecen asociados con la racionalidad, que confronta la supuesta locura del Quijote; la sobrina y el ama de Alonso Quijano aparecen referidas en los dos volumenes, y tambien en los dos volumenes es central la figura de una amada que sera referida como Dulcinea del Toboso, Aldonza Lorenzo o la moza aldeana (Q, I, 2).
painting the brutal picture of Dulcinea as Aldonza. Little motivation
In the Phamaly production of Man of La Mancha at the Denver Center for the Performing Arts, it's at first disconcerting to see Aldonza Lorenzo, Don Quixote's imagined Lady Dulcinea, in a wheelchair.
Their bodies were found off Mindanao, southern Philippines, and brought to Aldonza Funeral Homes, in Surigao City, Undersecretary Alexander Pama, executive director of the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC), told Gulf News.
The bodies were brought to Aldonza Funeral Homes in Surigao City.
She is an updated version of Carmen and Aldonza (of "Man of La Mancha") who intrigue men into thinking they can tame a wild bird.
There the men also meet the beautiful Aldonza, whom the mesmerized Quixote rechristens as "Dulcinea.'' Aldonza, played by the remarkable Jessica Norland, is a survivor, long hardened by life as she explains in the songs "It's All the Same'' and "Aldonza.''