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I, Juan De Pareja

How does Brother Isidro treat Juan? How does this make Juan feel?  

Brother Isidro treats Juan with compassion and kindness. The friar is attentive to Juan's needs, and he comforts Juan after his terrible bout with the plague. Brother Isidro is also the one who...

Latest answer posted October 25, 2017 7:09 pm UTC

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What are some quizzes or tests on I, Juan de Pareja?

I, Juan de Pareja is a children's novel by Elizabeth Borton de Trevino about a painter named Velazquez and his slave, Juan. The novel shows the dark and light sides of the Renaissance in Spain in...

Latest answer posted August 18, 2018 4:51 pm UTC

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I, Juan De Pareja

How does his relationship get better with his master?

I believe you are referring to Pareja's relationship with Velazquez. Until Pareja is bought by Velazquez, he is treated cruelly and terribly abused. Slaves are considered to be property with no...

Latest answer posted May 8, 2007 1:35 am UTC

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Where did Juan de Pareja travel from place to place? It doesn't really explain in the story

Actually the author does provide very specific details as to the travels of Pareja. Seville and Madrid (both in Spain) are mentioned, as well as his travels to Italy.A careful re-read of the book...

Latest answer posted December 5, 2007 10:58 am UTC

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Why were Don Diego and Juan on their way to Italy?

Juan accompanied the painter to Italy so Don Diego could carry out an array of artistic and somewhat political tasks: see great art Rubens had mentioned, buy art for the king, copy some art, and...

Latest answer posted March 16, 2007 11:45 pm UTC

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How does the friendship between the King and Velazquez progress?

Slowly, in context, and by zigzagging. The King comes first in an official capacity, to have his picture painted, and as someone who does not trust easily. However, he comes to trust Velazquez...

Latest answer posted March 17, 2007 12:02 am UTC

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What was Don Diego like? Explain.

Don Diego was a good man who lived for his art. He was dignified and restrained (not given to huge shows of emotion) and cared mainly for his family, a few friends (including Juan and in a way the...

Latest answer posted March 16, 2007 11:55 pm UTC

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