The Amazing Adventures of Candide

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Discipline:
Language Arts
Subject:
Literature
Grade:
10

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The Amazing Adventures of Candide

The Amazing Adventures of Candide!

-Candide was writen by Voltare in 1759.-Candide means clear and white, like pure quartz.-A cultural movement of intellectuals in 18th century Europe and the American colonies. Its purpose was to reform society using reason (rather than tradition, faith and revelation) and advance knowledge through science. It promoted science and intellectual interchange and opposed superstition, intolerance and some abuses by church and state. Originating about 1650 to 1700, it was sparked by philosophers Baruch Spinoza, John Locke, Pierre Bayle, physicist Isaac Newton, and philosopher Voltaire.

By: Hannah, Abbey-Paige, Andy, and Cassidy

5 outrageous events -Cunegund came back to life(ch.7)-Cunegund's brother came back to life(ch.14)-The monkey problem(ch.16)-The maid's life post-castle(ch.24)-Pangloss came back to life(ch.27)

5 quotes-"A lady of honor may be raped once, but it strengthens her virtue."-"Dogs, monkeys, and parrots are a thousand times less miserable than we are."-"to look upon oneself with horror and yet to cling to oneself; in short to caress the serpent which desires us until he has eaten our heart?"-"If we do not exert the right of eating our neighbor, it is because we have other means of making good cheer"-"Work keeps at bay three great evils: boredom, vice, and need."


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