Candide-Voltaire: A Story Of Death, Love, And Adventure
AP book report #3: Candide- Voltaire: The adventures of Candide: A story of death, Love, and Adventure
Story #1: summary plot
Brave Man travels World to be united with his love
Candide, a boy who lives in the castle of Westphalia, caught kissing Cunegonde, was kicked out of his only home. Thus starting his adventure, his will to find his lover gets Candide into may different troubles around the world. Finding his admirable tutor Pangloss, who tells Candide that the royal family has been killed by Bulgarian robbers. Candide is despondent with the information that his lover could possibly be dead. After hearing the news, the two adventure around the world. Their adventure first takes them to Lisbon, where Pangloss meets his timeless end, and gets hanged. By being accompany to Pangloss, Candide gets a plethora of whippings.
After his harsh punishment, he finds himself in the house of an old lady, who happens to be a daughter of a princess. The old woman, whose name is never told, heals Candide back to health. A while later, a woman is brought to her house, veiled, Candide could not see who she is, until he unveiled her. A euphoric feeling hit Candide as he says that it was indeed Cunegonde! They embrace, and Cunegonde tells Candide that she was able to escape the robbers, and now that she was a slave. Then, Cunegonde’s two owners barge into the house, and try to take her away, however Candide thinks fast and kills them both. Having two murders…