Gulliver's Travels - Part 3, Chapter 8 Summary & Analysis

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Part 3, Chapter 8 Summary

This chapter continues with the people that Gulliver wished to see. Gulliver sees both Homer and Aristotle and he also calls up the ancestor of certain houses of nobility in England, just to see what they all look like. Gulliver finds to his dismay that many of these people are corrupt and would still be corrupt if they were still alive. Most all of the titles were bought with some sort of deception. Gulliver is upset to find that in the past couple hundred years, humans have actually degenerated when it came to looking out for one another.

Part 3, Chapter 8 Analysis

Gulliver finds out many things about the people whom he thought of as great or heroes. Gulliver finds that these people are corrupt or have used deception most of the time and he is more concerned that it is starting to become commonplace within...

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