candide - 1 October 24, 2007 Huen 3100 To be turned in: In...

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October 24, 2007 Huen 3100 To be turned in: In two pages, answer the following question: What is Voltaire advocating ? Pay special attention to the final chapter, “Conclusion.” Note: You ARE NOT answering the question: What is Voltaire critiquing? Simple is Sometimes Better Voltaire’s main point that he advocates in Candide is that humans are on this earth to work and not just philosophize and analyze. This statement also means that if one lives a simple life; he or she will be happier. Throughout the novel, Candide seeks for the best world, and he constantly runs into hardship: being robbed, betrayed, and exiled. Candide attempted to use his riches which he obtained from El Dorado to find happiness. He tried loading down a hundred sheep of riches and only ended up with two sheep. Candide trusted a man with his riches in which this man sailed away and betrayed him. Candide went to a philosopher to ask the question of why are humans placed in this world. In turn, the philosopher seduces Candide and
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