Voltaire's Satirization of Optimism and Pessimism

(Novels for Students)

Candide is a dazzling display of ridiculously brutal situations that dramatize the many evils of human experience. Voltaire speeds the...

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Companionship in "Candide"

(Novels for Students)

Few literary works of the Enlightenment have enjoyed the enduring acclaim of Voltaire's Candide. Scholars consider it to be an...

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