In Candide, do Voltaire's views most directly resemble Martin's, Pangloss', or Cacambo's?
Questions such as this are very difficult to answer because they assume a direct correspondence between writers and the characters they depict. Most often, one cannot easily say whether or not the author is most associated with a particular character. All of this being said, one could argue that Voltaire's philosophical views tend to run along the lines of Martin's.
Pangloss's philosophical optimism, particularly its...
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I think he compares his character to Pangloss, Martin and Cacombo all three of them.