Candide and the Theme of Redemption Voltaire view of redemption is that it must be bought. Candide, the primary protagonist, lives with Baron before his expulsion. One of the teachings that he clings to is optimism in life. He is expelled from Baron's castle and losses the lady that he adores dearly-Cungode (Voltaire, 1999). After the expulsion he models to travel the entire world though not by choice by anticipated to various circumstances. His quest and life demonstrates..