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Gulliver's Travels | Study Guide

Jonathan Swift

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Author

Jonathan Swift

Year Published

1726

Type

Novel

Genre

Satire

Perspective and Narrator

Gulliver's Travels features a first-person narrator in Gulliver. As the only dynamic character in the novel, Gulliver provides the lens through which Swift filters his insights regarding England.

Tense

The novel Gulliver's Travels is written in past tense.

About the Title

Gulliver's Travels takes its name from the novel's protagonist and narrator, Lemuel Gulliver, a trained surgeon who travels by sea to a number of strange lands.

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