Discuss and analyzes the Enlightenment, idealism versus empiricism, and resonances between Voltaire’s life and his text; analyze the significance of religion and representations of self, other, world in Candide

PLEASE KEEP ON MIND THAT THE FIRT PART OF THE ASSIGNEMENT IS DUE WITHIN 24 HOURS AND THE NEXT PART IS DUE SOMETIMES NEXT WEEK.
1.
Read Augustine’s Confessions (Puchner [v1] 833-858)
What is the THEMATIC significance of the following quote to the text as A WHOLE?
The very limit of human blindness is to glory in being blind
(Please keep on mind that I want you to analyze the THEME of the quotes not your explanation of the quote!!!)
Discuss and analyze the following themes in Confessions: self and language, self as representation, self as narrative, & the function of God in Augustine’s autobiographical project.
2. Read “The Enlightenment in Europe & the Americas”; Voltaire’s Candide (Puchner [v2] 3-11; 97-159) choose a quote plain the theatrical significance of the text as a whole.
Discuss and analyzes the Enlightenment, idealism versus empiricism, and resonances between Voltaire’s life and his text; analyze the significance of religion and representations of self, other, world in Candide