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Gulliver's Travels

Gulliver's Travels: Chapter 2

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Name 3 personality traits of Gulliver Agreeable; believes what he is told [gullible]; honest [expects others to be honest as well]
Where did Gulliver attend college? Emmanuel College at Cambridge
Describe the countryside [setting] like a painting; green and lush, everything was miniature
What was his toilet arrangement? used a wheelbarrow to carry off the waste
How was inventory taken of Gulliver's possessions? An officer was placed in his pockets to take inventory of his glasses, snuff, rolling papers for snuff, gun, knife and coins
What did Gulliver compare the Lilliputians to? dolls
How much food and drink does Gulliver eat? 20 cartloads of food and 10 cartloads of liquid daily
The Emperor's face resembles who? King George I [Gulliver describes his features as handsome-in reality, George I was very unattractive]-example of satire
What does the Council decide to do to Gulliver? Kill Gulliver
How does the idea of killing Gulliver frustrate the council of politicians? "If we burn him, he will smell and it will take so long; if we blind him, he will step on and kill us"; hard to get rid of his big body; were worried about Gulliver eating/drinking all their resources
Why do the everyday possessions of Gulliver become unrecognizable? They are out of proportion
Created by: gotmo