Gulliver's Travels Setting

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England

Though Gulliver is from England, he is rarely depicted there. The reader only learns this when he has tired of being onshore and is ready to set off on another adventure away from England's shores. England is where Gulliver has his home with his wife and family. This is also where he had a fairly successful medical practice until his partner died.

Lilliput

The Isle of Lilliput is an island where the Lilliputian people live. These people are only six inches tall and very skilled with machinery. Part one takes place here as Gulliver learns their language and customs.

Brobdingnag

This is the setting for all of part 2. The inhabitants are all giants and Gulliver is tiny. This is by far the most dangerous place Gulliver visits just simply because of his size. The land is bordered by ocean on three sides and inaccessible mountains on the other...

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