Gulliver's Travels - Part Three, Chapters 5-6 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 5

Gulliver at once realizes that the college he is a part of is almost complete nonsense. The students all are coming up with “ideas” to save the world and/or benefit their society, but their ideas completely contradict the goal. Gulliver goes from one class to the next trying to learn. Eventually Gulliver gets sick and goes to the nurse who is famous for getting rid of gas. She stays that she’s come up with a new procedure. She sticks a bellow up the rectum and sucks out the bad air and puts in new air. The patient then expels both. Gulliver sees the dog she tried it on beforehand. The dog has died of projectile diarrhea caused by the pressure of the bellow’s placed air. Gulliver decides to go to the universal artist, a genius, who is working on precious experiments...

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