Candide

by: Voltaire

Themes, Motifs & Symbols Quiz

Further study Themes, Motifs & Symbols Quiz

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In the world of Candide, philosophical discussion most often proves to be ___.

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Most of the religious leaders encountered in this book are best described as ___.

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The sexual violence in Candide illustrates the hypocritical attitude of men toward which female “virtue”?

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The Lisbon earthquake that takes place in Candide was a real event that Voltaire saw as proof of God’s ___.

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What Biblical setting is evoked by Candide’s contented existence at the end of the novel?