The old woman cleans and feeds Candide

The old woman cleans and feeds Candide - The old woman...

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Unformatted text preview: The old woman cleans and feeds Candide, and then takes him to Cungonde, who survived the brutal attack on the baron's family. She is living with two powerful men who try to share her affections, and she was responsible for saving Candide from the killings during the auto-da-f. Cungonde's two men come upon the young lovers, and Candide kills them both. Frightened, Candide, Cungonde, and the old woman escape to a port city, where a military vessel is loading up for a mission in Paraguay. Candide's military training impresses the Spanish general, and Candide is made a captain with command of an infantry. With Cungonde and the old woman, Candide sails for South America. During the voyage, the old woman tells her story, which is horrific she has suffered far more than anyone else in the party. Candide begins to seriously question Pangloss's suffered far more than anyone else in the party....
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