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Bree Vore on Chapter 8:

I have found this as an interesting and reoccurring theme throughout the novel. I think that this is a main topic Voltaire is satirizing. The specific instance fiction does not meet reality through the process in which Cunegonde strictly reacts to the situation. The characters through the entire novel seem to not be aware of the actions that they have done or have been done to them. Another instance of this is in Chapter 15 when Candide killed his former master and says “I’m the kindest man in the world, yet I have already killed three men”. After stating this he flees and the book moves forward. Voltaire uses this non-luminary device to add a sense of humor to the novel

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