Candide - Study Guide Chapter 11 Summary & Analysis

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The old woman was born to Pope Urban X and the Princess of Palestrina. She was raised in a castle much grander than that in Westphalia. She was a beautiful, talented, young girl and it was arranged that she marry the Prince of Massa-Carrara. She had loved him. They never married; a former mistress of his poisoned him. She was distressed, as was her mother, so they headed to an estate in Gaeta to heal. On route, a pirate boarded their ship. Their soldiers were soldiers of the Pope and thus not used to fighting. Instead, they prayed. The pirates stripped everyone on board naked and then inserted a finger into everyone's rectum. The pirates did this to see if they were hiding any valuables.

The captain of the pirates raped her. She and her mother were brought to Morocco as slaves. Once they arrived in Morocco...

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