Candide - Study Guide Chapter 14 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 14 Summary

When Candide was made a Captain he was given a man to act as his assistant, Cacambo. Cacambo likes Candide and the two escape on the horses. Cacambo tells Candide they should go to Paraguay, as Candide was going to fight the Jesuits but now he should fight for them. Cacambo assures Candide that the Jesuits will be happy to make him a Captain.

Candide and Cacambo arrive at their destination. They ask to speak to the Commandant because he does not allow Spaniards to speak. It is explained that Candide is German and so he is brought to the Commandant. The Commandant is none other than Cunégonde's brother. Candide tells him his sister is alive and well. The two sit and talk for some time.

Chapter 14 Analysis

Chapter fourteen introduces Cacambo, Candide's next traveling companion and advisor. It also reveals another plot twist as Cun...

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