Morality In Gulliver's Travels

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Jonathan Swift’s Gulliver’s Travels give an account of Lemuel Gulliver’s journey to several weird island of the world. Gulliver’s Travels is the best work of Swift that can be read by all age. Those who read it on surface level, will think it as an adventurous and science fiction while those who read at the deeper meaning will understand how swift had beautifully satirized the humankind as a whole. The novel Gulliver’s Travels is Swift’s best satire on the society and the human race as a whole. The four voyages of Lemuel Gulliver to Lilliput, Brobdingnag, Laputa and to Houyhnhnms mainly portrays few aspects of human. Those four fields of human nature are physical, political, intellectual and morality. However, Swift had focused more on England…show more content…
In the land of Lilliputian, he being huge and gaint in size are overruled by those cruel and corrupted tiny creatures because of his innocent and kindness. He however learns that land of Lilliputian is filled with corruption, intrigue and ambitions. Through Gulliver’s keen observation of court of Lilliputian, it is observed how corrupted human mind can be. Gulliver who becomes the toy of Lilliputian tells us about how the size doesn’t matter when the ego and pride of other side is more dominating than the good side. Lilliputian were tiny people with immense pride while Gulliver was a giant, belittled and innocent. In the land of Brobdingnagians, Gulliver himself portrays another nature of man, same as those of the Lilliputian. In the land of Giant, he is first filled terrors and horror for the life of himself as he imagines himself to be the food of those monsters. However, he soon seeks for the attention and protection from his superior being. Then later when he is in conversation with the King of Brobdingnag, he is filled with the pride as an English men being superior than other being. In Book III, The voyages to Laputa show Gulliver as common man who sees everything such as experiments and test of those habitats very useless and nonsense. Then in last voyages, he is confused and refuses to accept himself as human being (Yahoos). He accepts himself as one of those Houyhnhnms and disgusted by his own race. This point of Gulliver tells us about how he had recognized the human follies and accepts his limitation as
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