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Aldonza Lorenzo

Aldonza Lorenzo es la labradora a quien don Alonso Quijano idealiza y convierte en su Dulcinea de El Toboso, puesto que todos los caballeros andantes han de tener una dama a la que encomendarse. A pesar de que es un personaje existente en la novela, nunca aparece en esta. Dulcinea ni existe ni aparece nunca a lo largo de la trama.

Dulcinea de El Toboso no constituye el amor de don Quijote de la Mancha, como él mismo dice en diversas partes de la obra, sino que es una "posesión" más necesaria para todo caballero, como puede ser la espada, el caballo o el escudero, también la dama.

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