Major Works Power Point Candide by Voltaire. Emery Mattheis. Voltaire. Basics. Satirical novel published in 1759 Written as attack on Gottfried Leibniz and Optimists Optimists believed that this world was the best of all possible worlds. Ha. History.
Oh, and Pangloss is an
Rape, murder, disease, poverty, misery. All great aspects of a perfect world.
Inquisitor has a mistress, friar is a thief, Pope has a daughter, etc. Horrible deeds done in the name of god.
And Candide is a tool.