Questions And Answers On Voltaire's 'Cunegonde'

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1. He was kicked out because he got caught fooling around with Cunegonde which was Baron’s daughter. 2. He in the meantime toasts/drinks to the king of the Bulgars and is unknowingly enlisted since he did not know what was going on. 3. The two options were whether he chooses to be whipped thirty six times through the whole regiment, or receive at once twelve bullets through the forehead. 4. The author Voltaire is employing the horror of castration, and using it expose the ill that befalls them; using it for humor, free-will, to run the gauntlet six and thirty times. He underwent this discipline twice for his house had a door and several windows and his hall was actually draped with tapestry. Some form of comical irony because it is saying
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