Gulliver's Travels - Part 2, Chapter 5 Summary & Analysis

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Gulliver describes a series of adventures and mishaps that happen to him because of his size. The first was due to the dwarf before he was sold, when he shook some apples from an apple tree and they hit Gulliver. Gulliver was knocked to the ground, but was otherwise unhurt. Another time he was caught in a hailstorm. In the same garden, he was once carried off by a little white spaniel to his master. The gardener knew Gulliver and was relieved that he was not hurt.

Gulliver tells the story of how little birds were not afraid of him, being they were Gulliver's size. Gulliver once tried to kill one and did not realize that he had just stunned it. It took the help of a servant to kill it completely and he had it for dinner that night. Gulliver complains that the people...

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