Candide Summary

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Francois-Marie Arouet, who assumed the same Voltaire in authored Candide in 1759.
Candide follows the story of a young boy as he is kicked out of the castle he resided in after kissing the baron’s daughter. Candide is forced to travel and experience the world, facing harsh conditions in order to reunite with his love, who he finds he no longer wants. The story begins as the introduce Candide, who resides in a castle located in in
Westphalia. Also residing in the castle of Baron Thunder-ten-tronckh is Dr. Pangloss who teaches his philosophical optimism to Candide. Candide is kicked out of the castle in chapter one after being caught kissing the baron’s daughter, Cunegonde. After being kicked out the castle,
Candide wondered not knowing

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