Bildungsroman and Picareque-2.pdf - Bildungsroman Example By Lilly Richardson “Candide” By Voltaire The book “Candide” is about a hero named

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Bildungsroman Example By: Lilly Richardson “Candide” By: Voltaire The book “Candide” is about a hero named candidate who grew up in a castle and got schooling in optimistic philosophy. The rest of the novel shows the epic disasters he faces when he goes on a journey and encounters war, thefts, and earthquakes. Although these situations eroded his optimistic belief Candide display an instinct for survival which gives him great hope. At the end of the novel, Candide believes that the key to happiness is not focusing on idealism. This book is definitely a Bildungsroman because it shows themes of education in which Candidates school greatly in philosophy values and searching for the meaning of life in which
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Unformatted text preview: Candide learn new moral values. Picaresque Example “Guzmán de Alfarache” By: Matio Aleman Guzman de Alfarche is a story about a young man named Guzam de Alfarche who learns he must be trick or be tricked. He goes on a big journey in spain and italy until he gets caught and sent to a life imprisonment as a galley slave. At the end of the story he decides to lead an exemplary life. This novel shows is definitely a Picaresque shown by a roguish lower class hero who rejects the morals of society. This can be seen by Guzam de Alfarche who is constantly on the run as he goes against the morals of society....
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