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Gulliver's Travels

Summary: Provides a literary review of Jonathan Swift's Gulliver's Travels and the use of satire and other stylistic elements in the book.
Throughout history, creative authors have used satire in their novels as an element to express their dissatisfactions and opinions on topics such as, politics, humanity, and sciences. In an article from Wikipedia, it refers to Gulliver's Travels "as one of the great and timeless satires of all time, and one of the best primers ever written on political sciences, such as it exists." Jonathan Swift, in his novel Gulliver's Travels, uses satire as a main element to express his own opinions about politics, humanity, and sciences, through the journeys faced by the main character Lemuel Gulliver.

Gulliver's first journey leads him to the land of Lilliput, where he is a giant amongst people only six inches high. Swift's use of satire revolves around the major topic of politics, and in the land of Lilliput, politics is controversial subject for the main character Gulliver. Gulliver's Travels was written during...

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