Lesson 36: Sancho, martyr again

Hello again, welcome back, let’s continue analyzing Cervantes’s masterpiece. Chapter sixty-nine opens with a macabre nocturnal scene. The patio of the ducal palace is decorated with hundreds of candles and torches. In the middle is a giant catafalque covered by a canopy of black velvet. On top of the catafalque lies “the dead body of…