The Question and Answer section for Candide is a great resource to ask questions, find answers, and discuss the novel.
Candide concludes that outside of El Dorado there are no gentlemen.... the men in Europe are nothing but animals.
“Ah, the monsters!” cried Candide. “What horrors among a people who dance and sing! Is there no way of getting quickly out of this...
This is a literary forum but I can give you a quick comment. Most History books in North America were Eurocentric in their point of view. They saw white Europeans as brave conquerors and indigenous peoples as savages. This narrative was meant to...
Pangloss is Candide's tutor.
He is an optimistic character. His optimism never sways in the face of adveristy.
Pangloss is a philosopher.