Candide Summary

Everything you need to understand or teach Candide by Voltaire.

  • Candide Summary & Study Guide
  • 21 Student Essays
  • 1 Encyclopedia Article
  • 15 Literature Criticisms
  • 1 Book Notes
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  • 30 Candide Lessons
  • 20 Activities
  • 180 Multiple Choice Questions
  • 60 Short Essay Questions
  • 20 Essay Questions
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Candide Summary

François-Marie Arouet, best known under his pen name, Voltaire, is such a historical giant that some scholars, like Ariel and Will Durant, call the eigh- teenth century the "Age of Voltaire." Voltaire was unrivaled in stature as an author. He criticized everyone and signed his works with "Ecrasez l'infame" or "down with infamy." Though he wrote more than eighty volumes of material, his most popular work remains Candide; ou L'optimisme, traduit...

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