History Literature / Candide

25th Jan '16 9:37:25 AM Silverblade2
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* FiveManBand
** TheHero: Candide.
** TheLancer: Cunegonde.
** TheSmartGuy: Paquette.
** TheBigGuy: The Old Lady.
** TheChick: Maximillian.
*** Note- this configuration is based on the musical/concert version rather than the book.
8th Jan '16 9:50:25 AM Berrenta
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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 be a GalleySlave.]]

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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 be a GalleySlave.SlaveGalley.]]
18th Dec '15 1:34:27 PM twilicorn
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* HaveAGayOldTime: "Glitter and be Gay" from the musical version.
22nd Oct '15 12:11:23 PM musicgeek
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* DistractedByTheLuxury: Cunegonde in Paris.
8th Jul '15 3:27:17 AM MechWarrior
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Perhaps the most famous work of Creator/{{Voltaire}}, '''''Candide''''' is a biting {{satire}} of the then-popular view that we live in the [[RousseauWasRight best of all]] [[CrapSaccharineWorld possible worlds]]. [[WideEyedIdealist So you can guess]] [[BreakTheCutie what happens from that]].

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Perhaps the most famous work of Creator/{{Voltaire}}, '''''Candide''''' is a biting {{satire}} of the then-popular view that we live in the [[RousseauWasRight best of all]] [[CrapSaccharineWorld [[CrapsaccharineWorld possible worlds]]. [[WideEyedIdealist So you can guess]] [[BreakTheCutie what happens from that]].
20th May '15 10:43:40 PM DrDougsh
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* MoodWhiplash: One chapter ends with a tearful reunion between Candide and the baron's son, thought to be dead. The headline for the very next chapter then reads: "How Candide killed the baron's son."
30th Apr '15 11:14:17 PM BURGINABC
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* RousseauWasRight: {{Deconstructed}} with extreme prejudice.

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* RousseauWasRight: {{Deconstructed}} {{Inverted}} with extreme prejudice.
2nd Jan '15 3:13:36 AM LahmacunKebab
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* UngratefulBastard: Cunegonde's brother still refuses to let Candide marry his sister after being freed by him from slavery. The BuryYourGays example above is well deserved.

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* UngratefulBastard: Cunegonde's brother still refuses to let Candide marry his sister after being freed by him from slavery.slavery by him. The BuryYourGays example above is well deserved.
2nd Dec '14 12:04:30 PM lasaints2015
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* NoGoodDeedGoesUnpunished: Jacques tries to save a sailor from drowning, only to fall overboard himself and drown. The sailor walks off without so much as a "thank you."
11th Nov '14 10:55:17 PM Fireblood
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* WideEyedIdealist: The central theme.

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* WideEyedIdealist: The central theme.theme, which is brutally demolished over the course of the book.
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