Gulliver 's Travels By Johnathan Swift

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Gulliver’s Travels is a travel book written by Johnathan Swift. Gulliver’s Travel was published in 1726. Johnathan Swift is a satirist. A satirist is a writer who uses humor, irony, or ridicule to expose and criticize people’s stupidity. Swift goes on a journey throughout the boo. During the journey, Johnathan exploits human flaws in his travel book. Gulliver travels into four imaginary lands. Each of the four books provide social and political commentary. Swift created this book to get a buzz. Swift swaps the roles of animals and humans. Horses, or the Houyhnhnms, have the ability to reason, but lack the ability to show emotion. These animals are organized and intelligent. They live freely and are not confined. On the other hand, the Yahoos have the outer appearance of humans, but are ignorant. The Yahoos have a confined living space and lack their ability to reason. Swift chose to twist the roles of these figures to show the evident flaws of humans. One major theme in Gulliver’s Travels is human flaw. Humans are very ignorant, selfish, and jealous. Swift makes it very apparent that humans are chaotic beings. In Gulliver’s Travels, Swift takes away the one trait that humans abuse. Humans have the ability to reason. Although humans have the ability to reason, this ability is not always used for good. Swift wants the human society to recognize their ways and work to be better. Instead, of society being competitive and petty, it is important for society to work together as.

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