El Doradodo Symbolism

117 Words1 Page
El Dorado is no doubt utopia because of its gold roads, no religious conflict, and perfect society. It seems almost “too good to be true” to Candide and Cacambo on they arive there; thats what urges them to leave. Also, Candide care about Cunegonde too much. This shows that material goods like those found in El Dorado don’t lead to true happiness.
In the world of El Dorado, Candide and Cacambo find “children playing with emralds, rubys, and diamonds along with a conflict free “perfect” society. Since the city is located in a vally and surrounded by tall mountains, it is “hidden” and “protected” from the other unperfect cities.
The real world of Candide is full of
Open Document