Gulliver's Travels - Part Three, Chapters 1-2 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 1

Gulliver, not more than ten days after being home from Brobdingnag, meets an old captain friend. The captain wants him to come on another adventure. Gulliver is thrilled and quickly hurries along to join him. Once they are out to sea the captain makes Gulliver a temporary captain so he can go enjoy a little time on an island. After this the boat is captured by Asian pirates headed by a Dutchman. Gulliver tries reasoning with the captain but this only makes the Dutch Captain angrier. The captain decides to split the crew up amongst his own vessels and sets Gulliver adrift in a canoe with little provisions. Gulliver rows to a small cluster of islands where he sees a floating island above him with people on it. He signals the people and they send down a chain for him...

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