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This student essay consists of approximately 2 pages of analysis of The Travels of Candide.
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The Travels of Candide

Summary: Discusses the novel, Candide by Voltaire. Relates the travels of the title character to his development as a person.
Candide by Voltaire is the chronicles of a young man and his travels, through his fantastically descriptive narration Voltaire uses great detail in describing young Candide's adventures from place to place. Throughout the novel Candide encounters many different experiences in many cities which helps form his opinion of the world. Prior to Candide's expulsion from the Thunder-ten-tronckh Castle in Westphalia he was young and impressionable; he had heard many stories and philosophies such like Dr. Pangloss' which ultimately influenced his life. Through Candide's many adventures in different cities Voltaire is able to represent opposing forces in the world, presenting his political views on society.

Candide's adventures in many different cities help mold his opinion of the world; no city had a greater impact of Candide then Eldorado. Upon entering a house in Eldorado he remarks that "the house they entered was a simple one, for it...

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