Candide A simple young man who travels the world and experiences all of its joys and horrors

Candide A simple young man who travels the world and experiences all of its joys and horrors

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Candide  A simple young man who travels the world and experiences all of its joys and horrors.  Throughout the novel, Candide acts as a test for the concept of philosophical optimism, or "all is for  the best." Baron of Thunder-ten-tronckh  A vain, pompous man, living in the castle at Westphalia. He, along  with his son, is considered a possible representation of Frederick the Great. Cunégonde  The baron's beautiful daughter, with whom Candide is in love. Doctor Pangloss  A learned philosopher and tutor to the baron. He espouses the philosophy of  philosophical optimism. Paquette  A chambermaid in the baron's household; she has an affair with Pangloss and infects him  with a disfiguring disease. The Anabaptist  A caring man who saves the lives of Candide, Pangloss, and a sailor on a ship. The old woman
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This note was uploaded on 12/03/2011 for the course ENGLISH 1001 taught by Professor Staff during the Fall '11 term at Texas State.

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Candide A simple young man who travels the world and experiences all of its joys and horrors

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