Gulliver's Travels - Part Two, Chapters 7-8 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 7

Gulliver listens quietly to the King as he criticizes England over and over again. Gulliver believes the King to be arrogant and mentally criticizes the King for several things. Gulliver thinks the education system is flawed because they learn practical applications instead of universal mysteries. The laws are all written in basic terminology and no law is ever more than twenty words long. Gulliver also thinks the King is Idiotic to not take up Gulliver’s offer to make guns and gun powder. The King, having no knowledge of guns, asks for Gulliver to explain what they are. Upon hearing the description of guns the King is mortified and forbids Gulliver from ever mentioning them to him again. Gulliver thinks it is dumb for the King to pass up a possibility for total control. The kingdom of Brobdingnag only has...

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