Candide, Voltaire - Review Questions

Candide, Voltaire - Review Questions - Honor2103 Voltaire'...

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Unformatted text preview: Honor2103 Voltaire'sCandideWritingQuestions Tuesday,Feb.17:Chapters118 1. Identifyandbrieflydescribethemaincharacters:Candide,Cungonde, Pangloss,andtheoldwoman(andlaterMartin). 2. WhyisCandidekickedoutoftheBaron'scastle?HowdoesCandidemeetDr. Pangloss? 3. DescribethedeathoftheAnabaptist.Whatsignificanceisthischaracterfor Candide? 4. DescribetheLisbondisasterandtheeffectithasonthemaincharacters. CommentatorsclaimthattheLisbonearthquakeistheendofoptimism. Commentonthisidea. 5. Whatistheoldwoman'sstoryandwhateffectdoesithaveonCandideor others? 6. WhatisElDoradoandhowdoesCandidereacttofindingit.What significancedoesElDoradohaveforthestory,thusfar? Thursday,Feb.19:Chapters1930 1. WhoisMartinandhowdidheandCandidemeet?Whataretheymost concernedwithintheirdiscussions(Chapters1921). 2. BrieflydescribewhathappenedinFrance. 3. BrieflydescribewhathappenedinVenice. 4. HowdidthemaincharactersfindeachotherinConstantinopleandinwhat conditionaretheyin? 5. Howdoesthestoryend?WhatisthesignificanceofCandide'slastline:"We mustworkourland"(alsotranslatedas"Wemusttendourgardens")? ...
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