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Candide Chapter Summary & Analysis - Chapter 29 Summary

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Chapter 29 Summary

Candide, Martin, Cacambo, Pangloss, and the Baron, all walk to the banks of Propontis where they find Cunégonde and the old woman washing dishes. Cunégonde has indeed grown ugly and Candide is disgusted; however, Cunégonde is not aware of the change in her appearance and happily embraces Candide and her brother. She reminded Candide of his promise to marry her and although Candide does not really wish to marry her anymore he keeps his word and announces that they will soon marry. Candide buys the freedom of Cunégonde and the old woman and upon the suggestion of the latter, he buys a nearby farm that they all may live at.

Chapter 29 Analysis

Finally Cunégonde and the old woman are found although Cacambo has spoken the truth and Cunégonde is quite ugly. Candide agrees to marry her as he promised but does...

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