1. In an overall way, how would you define the Enlightenment? What was so different about this new world view? 2. What is satire? How did Voltaire use satire in Candide to attack European society of t

1. In an overall way, how would you define the Enlightenment? What was so different about this new world view?
2. What is satire? How did Voltaire use satire in Candide to attack European society of the 1700s? Can you think of a comparable use of satire in American popular culture/media? Why is satire a more effective way to convey critic than just a straightforward editorial?
3. What were some aspects of European society that Voltaire criticized in Candide? Discuss one of the aspects that Voltaire was critical of in some detail.
4. Voltaire used Dr. Pangloss and Martin to critic other world views. What was the world view of Dr. Pangloss? What was Martin’s? Why did Voltaire not want people to follow these world views?
5. What solutions for the problems of Europe did Voltaire put forward in the utopia of El Dorado. Remember that El Dorado was an ideal place rather than a reality.
6. What did Candide’s statement at the end of the book, “but we must cultivate our garden” mean? How was that Voltaire’s more concrete plan for making the world a better place?
7. In your own view, was the Enlightenment a better or worse world view than the global world view that came before it? Do you define yourself as enlightened?







Calculate Your Essay Price
(550 words)

Approximate price: $22

Calculate the price of your order

550 words
We'll send you the first draft for approval by September 11, 2018 at 10:52 AM
Total price:
$26
The price is based on these factors:
Academic level
Number of pages
Urgency
Basic features
  • Free title page and bibliography
  • Unlimited revisions
  • Plagiarism-free guarantee
  • Money-back guarantee
  • 24/7 support
On-demand options
  • Writer’s samples
  • Part-by-part delivery
  • Overnight delivery
  • Copies of used sources
  • Expert Proofreading
Paper format
  • 275 words per page
  • 12 pt Arial/Times New Roman
  • Double line spacing
  • Any citation style (APA, MLA, Chicago/Turabian, Harvard)

Our guarantees

Delivering a high-quality product at a reasonable price is not enough anymore.
That’s why we have developed 5 beneficial guarantees that will make your experience with our service enjoyable, easy, and safe.

Money-back guarantee

You have to be 100% sure of the quality of your product to give a money-back guarantee. This describes us perfectly. Make sure that this guarantee is totally transparent.

Read more

Zero-plagiarism guarantee

Each paper is composed from scratch, according to your instructions. It is then checked by our plagiarism-detection software. There is no gap where plagiarism could squeeze in.

Read more

Free-revision policy

Thanks to our free revisions, there is no way for you to be unsatisfied. We will work on your paper until you are completely happy with the result.

Read more

Privacy policy

Your email is safe, as we store it according to international data protection rules. Your bank details are secure, as we use only reliable payment systems.

Read more

Fair-cooperation guarantee

By sending us your money, you buy the service we provide. Check out our terms and conditions if you prefer business talks to be laid out in official language.

Read more

New Look, Same Us. Enjoy 10% OFF this November using the coupon code: essay10