Gulliver's Travels - Part 3, Chapter 5 Summary & Analysis

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Part 3, Chapter 5 Summary

At the academy, Gulliver sees many different people working on different projects all asking for money to help continue the experiments. In another part of the academy, he is introduced to the philosophers who are trying to figure out the universal questions and solve any major problem about the nature of humans. In yet another part of the academy, he is shown where they teach pupils in their ways. In one of these rooms, the pupils sit for six hours a day reading aloud. The words are then transferred to a frame. The professor hopes to put all the words of science down for a library of the collection. There is also the section that is trying to figure out how to make their language shorter and less confusing. The people had tried to do away with the language altogether, but the illiterate and the...

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