What could be a summary of Candide by Voltaire?

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Candide is a young man whose many experiences and life lessons are presented in the story named after him. At the beginning of the story, Candide is a servant of Baron Thunder-ten-tronckh. He loves the Baron's daughter, Cunégonde, but shouldn't act on this feeling due to his position. Candide also is a follower of Pangloss, a philosopher who advocates a belief that their current life situation is "the best of all possible worlds."

Candide is caught being romantically involved with Cunégonde and is sent away. This sets the stage for his encounters with the larger world and the people in it. Throughout the...

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