How does the old woman lose her buttock?
Is Voltaire an optimist about the human condition? Explain.
What decision does Conégonde make in Latin America? Is it a good one? Explain.
How does Voltaire portray the Jesuits and their government? Details?
How and why does Conégonde's brother respond to Candide's thoughts of marrying her? What does the brother's decision and attitude say about Voltaire's opinion of the nobility?
What is El Dorado like?
What effect does El Dorado have on Candide's beliefs in Pangloss' axiom? Explain.
How and why are religion different in El Dorado?
Why do Candide and Cocambo decide to leave El Dorado? Is it a good decision in your opinion?