gullivers travel outline part 1

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Dhaval Rana English III-HN April 19, 2009 Forms of Satire in Part 1 Politics: - The kingdom of Lilliput is at constant war with its neighbor because of a dispute over how to properly crack an egg. This pokes fun at nations who go to war for totally ridiculous reasons. This can be compared to the feud between France and England. - The Lilliputians are small people who control Gulliver through means of threats. ". ..when in an instant I felt above a hundred arrows discharged into my left hand, which pricked my like so many needles; and besides they shot another flight into the air, as we do bombs in Europe" (Swift, 24). This shows that the Lilliputians are supposed to resemble England. England is a small country trying to take on bigger enemies. Just like the Lilliputians are trying to take on Gulliver who is big to them - The Lilliputians are a personification of England of that time period. England was a small country that had Europe and many other parts of the world under their control. This can be compared to how the Lilliputians had Gulliver under
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