Not columbus discovered america and brought the

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not Columbus discovered America and brought the disease from this land people of Europe would not gained access to chocolate. 4) The image of garden that continuously appears in the story of “Candide” can have various symbolic representations. The symbol of garden can be interpreted as the image of the Garden of Eden from biblical myths. For example, the garden in the castle of baron and the garden created by Candide and Cunegonde might refer to the Paradise. On the other hand, El Dorado may represent the false Paradise that cannot substitute happiness and only creates fake joy. 5) Even though optimism is stated to be the main philosophical idea of “Candide” Voltaire also discussed other significant concepts different from the philosophy of optimism. For example, contrary to the concept of optimism, the author focuses on pessimism. By the end of the story the majority of characters either adopt the idea of pessimism or continue to believe in pessimism. Voltaire promotes the idea of pessimism by describing various cruel and chaotic
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Last name: 2 situations that happen in the world such as war, earthquake, crime committed by clergymen, theft, fraud that eventually change characters and make them more cynical.
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Last name: 3 Works Cited Voltaire. Candide . 1759.
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