Response to Candide - 674 Words
Candide, Or Optimism: Voltaire
A rosy outlook on life was the theme of Voltaire’s satire, Candide, Or Optimism. Rather than embracing a truly pessimistic approach to the world, Voltaire seems to argue a realistic and reasonable approach to life. The humorous look at optimism and pessimism, as well as politics, religion, war, chivalric but hopeless romance, and more, provides fuel for his fire. However, there was one character that stood out from all the humor and seemingly never-ending...
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