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Candide Chapter 28 Summary Page 1
- Candide learns that after recovering from the stab wound he himself inflicted, and a series of other dramatic events, a judge ordered the Baron to the galleys for bathing with a Muslim man.
- Pangloss was incompetently hanged, so it didn’t so much kill him as give him a brutal crick in the neck.
- He was revived by a man who originally intended to dissect him.
- Pangloss ended up employed in Constantinople, where he had the indiscretion to place a flower on a woman’s breast at a Mosque. Like the Jesuit, Pangloss was ordered to the galleys for this act.
- Despite his terrible misfortune, Pangloss maintains his Optimism.