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Gulliver’s Travels review

A review of “Gulliver’s Travels”, focusing on the different stories told Gulliver’s Travels When I first started reading the book I thought its only purpose was to talk about the political system in England. But after some pages I found that there could be a deeper message concealed, between the lines somewhere. The book is […]

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Gulliver’s Travels – classic literary work

A review of the classic literary work, “Gulliver’s Travels”. Gulliver’s Travels Anyway, I have been reading a book that is very interesting. Gulliver’s Travels is the book. It is considered classic book written in 1735, revised from its previous version by Jonathan Swift, who is the book’s original writer. The story is about a man […]

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The theme of human nature in Gulliver’s Travels

A discussion of Jonathan Swift’s “Gulliver’s Travels”, focussing on the main character and the theme of human nature Gulliver’s Travels In Jonathan Swift’s, “Gulliver’s Travels”, The main character, Gulliver comments extensively on the nature of man and his flaws. The character of Gulliver only brings up Swift’s misgivings about humans. The characters that Gulliver reacts […]

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Jonathan Swift and Gulliver’s Travels

Swift was a tremendously prolific poet, pamphleteer, and essayist, and many editions of his collected works, as well as letters and other unpublished or uncollected writings, have appeared since his death. He is perhaps the greatest satirist in English literature, and his ruthlessly bleak and misanthropic work stands in stark contrast to the generally milder […]

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The Other, the Brother: Gulliver and the Yahoos

Gulliver’s encounter with the Yahoos foreshadows (and in a sense, justifies) his eventual repulsion of and withdrawal from humanity. The encounter is a pivotal point in his paradigm shift, his desire toward “Houyhnhnm-ization” which is simultaneously an act of self-extinction and self-creation. The image of depravity and bestiality that confronts Gulliver leads him to a […]

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