History Literature / Candide

18th Aug '17 6:03:00 PM Gideoncrawle
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* BuryYourGays: The Baron's son is ''heavily'' implied to be gay, [[spoiler: and he's the only one of the recurring characters who at the end is shipped off to a SlaveGalley.]]
6th Aug '17 7:55:49 PM Gideoncrawle
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* DarkAndTroubledPast: The Old Woman wa MadeASlave and [[RapeAsBackStory raped]] by pirates, lost her mother, [[SexSlave ended]] in several [[RoyalHarem harems]], contracted [[ThePlague the plague]], had her left buttock eaten by starved janissaries, captured by the Russians and, finally, ended working for don Issachar. It doesn't help that she's the daughter of [[UsefulNotes/ThePope Pope Urban X]] by an Italian princess.

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* DarkAndTroubledPast: The Old Woman wa was MadeASlave and [[RapeAsBackStory raped]] by pirates, lost her mother, [[SexSlave ended]] in several [[RoyalHarem harems]], contracted [[ThePlague the plague]], had her left buttock eaten by starved janissaries, captured by the Russians and, finally, ended working for don Issachar. It doesn't help that she's the daughter of [[UsefulNotes/ThePope Pope Urban X]] by an Italian princess.
6th Aug '17 7:53:51 PM Gideoncrawle
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* DarkAndTroubledPast: The Old Woman has this: [[spoiler:MadeASlave and [[RapeAsBackStory raped]] by pirates, lost her mother, [[SexSlave ended]] in several [[RoyalHarem harems]], contracted [[ThePlague the plague]], had her left buttock eaten by starved janissaries, captured by the Russians and, finally, ended working for don Issachar. It doesn't help that she's the daughter of [[UsefulNotes/ThePope Pope Urban X]] by an Italian princess]].

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* DarkAndTroubledPast: The Old Woman has this: [[spoiler:MadeASlave wa MadeASlave and [[RapeAsBackStory raped]] by pirates, lost her mother, [[SexSlave ended]] in several [[RoyalHarem harems]], contracted [[ThePlague the plague]], had her left buttock eaten by starved janissaries, captured by the Russians and, finally, ended working for don Issachar. It doesn't help that she's the daughter of [[UsefulNotes/ThePope Pope Urban X]] by an Italian princess]].princess.



* DirtyOldMonk: [[spoiler:Brother Giroflée goes to the RedLightDistrict]].

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* DirtyOldMonk: [[spoiler:Brother Brother Giroflée goes to the RedLightDistrict]].RedLightDistrict.



* TheManTheyCouldntHang: Pangloss.

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* TheManTheyCouldntHang: Pangloss.Pangloss survives hanging because, he surmises, the Inquisitor lacked experience as a hangman.[[note]]The Inquisitor's standard procedure was to burn heretics, but he tried to hang Pangloss instead because the weather was inclement.[[/note]]



* RapePillageAndBurn: The castle where Candide lived is subjected to this.

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* RapePillageAndBurn: The castle where Candide lived is subjected sacked in the course of war. Cunegonde is raped during this event, and is believed for a time to this.have been killed.
6th Aug '17 7:09:05 PM Gideoncrawle
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* BeautyIsNeverTarnished: {{Averted}} with Cunegonde and the Old Woman.
26th Mar '17 1:36:06 PM ImperialMajestyXO
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* DarkAndTroubledPast: The Old Woman has this: [[spoiler:MadeASlave and [[RapeAsBackStory raped]] by pirates, lost her mother, [[SexSlave ended]] in several [[RoyalHarem harems]], contracted [[ThePlague the plague]], had her left buttock eaten by starved janissaries, captured by the Russians and, finally, ended working for don Issachar. It doesn't help that she's the daughter of Pope Urban X by an Italian princess]].

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* DarkAndTroubledPast: The Old Woman has this: [[spoiler:MadeASlave and [[RapeAsBackStory raped]] by pirates, lost her mother, [[SexSlave ended]] in several [[RoyalHarem harems]], contracted [[ThePlague the plague]], had her left buttock eaten by starved janissaries, captured by the Russians and, finally, ended working for don Issachar. It doesn't help that she's the daughter of [[UsefulNotes/ThePope Pope Urban X X]] by an Italian princess]].
26th Mar '17 1:34:36 PM ImperialMajestyXO
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* DarkAndTroubledPast: The Old Woman has this: [[spoiler:MadeASlave and [[RapeAsBackStory raped]] by pirates, lost her mother, [[SexSlave ended]] in several [[RoyalHarem harems]], contracted the plague, had her left buttock eaten by starved janissaries, captured by the Russians and, finally, ended working for don Issachar. It doesn't help that she's the daughter of Pope Urban X by an Italian princess]].

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* DarkAndTroubledPast: The Old Woman has this: [[spoiler:MadeASlave and [[RapeAsBackStory raped]] by pirates, lost her mother, [[SexSlave ended]] in several [[RoyalHarem harems]], contracted [[ThePlague the plague, plague]], had her left buttock eaten by starved janissaries, captured by the Russians and, finally, ended working for don Issachar. It doesn't help that she's the daughter of Pope Urban X by an Italian princess]].
23rd Feb '17 12:59:30 PM NumberFortyFour
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* NoChallengeEqualsNoSatisfaction: The old lady questions whether being stuck on a farm with nothing to do is actually worse than the various comically over the top ordeals they've gone through.
30th Jan '17 1:05:12 PM CJCroen1393
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* WhamLine: Chapter 8 revealing that Cunegonde is still alive.

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* WhamLine: Chapter 8 7 revealing that Cunegonde is still alive.
30th Jan '17 12:36:41 PM CJCroen1393
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* WhamLine: Chapter 8 revealing that Cunegonde is still alive.
2nd Jan '17 12:48:38 PM SoapheadChurch
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* BlackComedy[=/=]KafkaKomedy
* BreakTheCutie: Happens for several characters:
** Candide is chased from the castle where he lived his entire live before that, sees several people die and observes the misery in the world.

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* BlackComedy[=/=]KafkaKomedy
BlackComedy[=/=]KafkaKomedy: The whole story is the main characters suffering one cartoonishly horrible misfortune after another.
* BreakTheCutie: Happens for several characters:
**
Candide is chased from the castle where he lived his entire live before that, sees several people die and observes the misery in the world.



* RefugeInVulgarity

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* RefugeInVulgarityRefugeInVulgarity: With the amount of gore, sexual impropreity, and scatological comedy in the work, one gets the impression that Voltaire was intentionally trying to scandalize his audience. Which he most likely was.
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