In no way did Leontine's charms escape Don Juan
. He knew obstacles stood in his path but Nature, more powerful than social convention and of such masculine vigor as to destroy instead of strengthening them, raised a tumult in his heart that he found impossible to silence.
In an interesting and well-documented article on literary myths, Philippe Sellier (1984: 112-126) argues that both the myths that shape Western mythologies, even the oldest ones (Ancient Greek, Roman, Hebrew) and the new myths (Faust, Don Juan
) share the following set of common features: firstly, they rest on symbolic constructs that elicit emotions in human beings; that is, they move the receiver, and this symbolic foundation provides myths with a very rich indeterminacy in meaning, an exceptional polyvalence.
The findings refute the dominant interpretation of Don Juan
Dona Ana, Don Juan
's former paramour, and I was her father, the
At Shooter's and Don Juan
, the immediate concern Monday was the preservation of refrigerated goods in the absence of electrical power.
Valle-Inclan himself states that, in the figure of Don Juan
Manuel de Montenegro, he aims to renew "the Galician aspects to be found in the Don Juan
legend." Insisting on the features which, in his eyes, are characteristic of Don Juan--"impiety, bullying, and women"--Valle-Inclan writes that "this last one, the Don Juan
of women, is the Seville Don Juan
, nostalgia of a harem.
In a post-Christian world that has lost interest in the problem of sin and salvation, Don Juan
The early Don Juan
offered commentators the opportunity to weigh in on society's morals, argues Hart, a First Things contributing editor.
strictly heterosexual sex offender, Don Juan
is a bad fit for
Du Gouet showed promise when a running-on fifth of 14 in a 2m novice hurdle on good ground at this course in February and that was a strong race run in a decent time.
's legend was brought into existence by the Spanish dramatist Tirso de Molina in his play The Trickster of Seville and the Stone Guest, teaching life-changing lessons about paying for sins before death.
1888 ndash Boarding the ship Don Juan
in Tondo for Hong Kong, Rizal scrutinized the crew for a fellow-Tagalog he could trust with a delicate mission.