Candide

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Candide by Voltaire World Civilizations II Voltaire's Candide is a novel that contains conceptual ideas and at the same time is also exaggerated. Voltaire offers sad themes disguised by jokes and sarcasm, and the story itself presents a distinctive outlook on life. The crucial contrast in the story deals with irrational ideas as taught to Candide about being optimistic, versus reality as viewed by the rest of the world. The main theme that is presented …

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…a moral and be analyzed, or if it was written for entertainment purposes only. Most of the story is about the journeys of Candide, and Voltaire did not include significant morals upon writing the novel. But in today’s world the story has more of a moral throughout. Man is not destined to have a ruler over himself, but he is destined to rule over himself and has the knowledge to reach for new technology.