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Title: Candide

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Subject: History
Author: Robin B
Date: September 30, 2014
Level: University
Grade: A
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This Pangloss' viewpoint, which is optimistic view of world that is based on Christianity, is what troubles Candide later in the story; for Pangloss, "it is impossible for things not to be where they are, because everything is for the best" (Voltaire, 35). However, Candide suffers and witnesses many horrible events such as floggings, rapes, robberies, unjust executions, disease, an earthquake, and betrayals that made him to start questioning his belief in optimism...

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However, Candide suffers and witnesses many horrible events such as floggings, rapes, robberies, unjust executions, disease, an earthquake, and betrayals that made him to start questioning his belief in optimism. Also, the characters - the old woman, Martin, and Cacambo - that he meets during his journey, who are more intelligent and experienced than Candide, have all reached pessimistic conclusions about humanity and the world and they made him to question his beliefs that Pangloss has taught him and showed him how naive he may be about the real world...

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