This section provides a short description of all the major characters in the book. This can be printed out as a study guide for students, used as a "key" for leading a class discussion, or you can jump to the quiz/homework section to find worksheets that incorporate these descriptions into a variety of question formats.
Cacambo - This character who visits Eldorado is the child of a half-Indian father.
Candide - This character cannot marry his true love because of his parentage.
Lady Cunégonde - This character becomes old and ugly, but is a very good pastry cook.
Brother Giroflé - This character had to join monastic life because he wasn't allowed to inherit his family's wealth.
Jesuit Baron of Thunder-ten-tronckh - This character becomes a priest, but ends up working in the galleys.
King of Eldorado - This character is the leader of an...
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