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Gulliver’s Speech
Tomoiaga Iasmina
British Literature
Institution
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Gulliver’s travel movie is considered among the utmost satires in contemporary history.
Throughout the period of the movie, religion and politics had a great impact.
Literary element - Gulliver’s Speech
Gulliver validates his basically concrete personality all through his implausible adventures.
Anytime he encounters a challenge, he meets it with what seems always to him a sensible and
sensible resolution. His condition varies with every journey, and Gulliver continues adapting
depending on his new discovered solution. He designates himself to be a practical individual
because he accepts the conditions of his freedom, doing everything which make it remain alive
and seeing points of view of other individuals. He confines himself by remembering the notion
that they caused pain already to him by shooting thousands of small arrows and tying him with
thousands of strings so that is why he confines himself ,even freeing one of his hand.
Literary element- Gulliver’s Thoughts
Gulliver is disillusioned concerning a man. He accepts the judgment of Houyhnhnm of himself.
He believes that he, though he dislikes to acknowledge it, is terribly Yahoo-like. He worships the
ideal of Houyhnhnm .Gulliver is not capable of reasoning and critical thinking. He is worshiping
a lifeless thing bas a math equation. Gulliver is totally puzzled at the end of the Travels. He
reached for an insensitive ideal and rejected the sub-human Yahoos. Gulliver’s simplicity and
gullibility are accountable for his fall (Prendergast, 2021). He fails to realize that humans are
extremely more complex compared to the Houyhnhnms or the Yahoos. Since he is simple, he
make things easier to devastating extremes. He believes his partial vision.
Literary element - Gulliver’s Effects on Others
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The Lilliputians’ view actions of Gulliver as noble, which raise their spirits of treating him with
more leniency and kindness. Behind his narrative’s disguise, Gulliver is satirizing the human
nature’s pettiness generally and confronting particularly the Whigs. By highlighting the 6-inch
height of the Lilliputians, he realistically reduces the politicians’ stature and without a doubt all
human nature’s stature. On culture, the word Lilliputian has entered several languages as an
adjective, which means “delicate and small”. There was also establishment of Lilliput small
cigar’s brand.
Literary element - Gulliver’s Actions
After the visit of the Emperor, 6 Lilliputians shoot arrows at Gulliver. Gulliver strike back by
acting as if he is eating the minute archers and releases them later. This leniency, and
cooperation of Gulliver, impresses the Imperial Council, which they argue whether to free
Gulliver or not (Mahali, 2020). When he comes across the Lilliputians, they are fighting with the
neighboring Blefuscu Island over an outrageous religious questions concerning soft-boiled eggs.
He assists the Lilliputians by apprehending an attack convoy sent by the Blefuscudians using a
cable with attached hooks. The rising action is that he rejects human society in the 4
th
voyage.
Literary element - The Gulliver’s Look
Gulliver has a lovely look .He has chestnut hair, slim figure, and medium height. He had positive
personality traits, which include curiosity, braveness, and humanity. He looks like a kind and
enduring human. Ingenuity and intelligence assist him to survive several times throughout his
journeys. He behaves politely when captured, receiving the affection Lilliputian Emperor and the
compassion of the local individuals. He has an intelligent and clear language. He reacts to
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Yahoo with overpowering and immediate detestation and is dismayed by the similarity of Yahoo.
He does not have humility of seeing himself as a kind of Yahoo.
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References
Mahali, K. (2020). Gulliver's Travels.
Prendergast, H. (2021). Subversion of enlightenment discourse in Jonathan Swift’s Gulliver’s
Travels.

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