Candide, Chapters 4-7
Reading Comprehension Quiz
- How does Prof.
Pangloss look when he is reunited with Candide?
- What terrible news does he
bring to Candide?
- How does Pangloss justify the idea that
syphilis is all for the best?
- How is Pangloss cured of syphilis?
- What is Jacques the
Anabaptistís explanation for the origin of evil?
natural event occurs when Candide and Pangloss arrive in Lisbon?
does Jacques the Anabaptist die?
does the brutish sailor do after the catastrophe?
is Panglossí scientific explanation for the the
does the inquisitor object to Panglossí explanation?
is an auto-da-fe?
does Prof Pangloss die?
happens the morning after the auto-da-fe?
having been kicked out of Paradise, beaten within an inch of his life in the
army, after surviving an earthquake, and after having been tortured by the
Spanish Inquisition, has Candide learned anything yet?
the old womanís kindness a mere plot device to keep the story going?
- It seems very hard to kill
Pangloss and Cunegonde. What is Voltaireís point?
- What is cochineal?
- What is a priori reasoning?