Candide, by Voltaire

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Plot Summaries



 from SparkNotes:
  Character List

 from CliffsNotes:
  The Philosophy of Liebniz
  Pope's Essay on Man
  Other Sources of Influence
  Structure and Style of Candide
  Satire and Irony in Candide

 from Wikipedia:
  Who was Liebniz?
  Who was Pope?
  The idea of Theodicy

 Online Analysis:

 Other Works by Voltaire:
  Philosophical Dictionary (Wikipedia)
  Philosophical Dictionary (website)
  Poem on the Lisbon Disaster (Wikipedia)
  Poem on the Lisbon Disaster (translated)

  Crash Course on Candide: