Gulliver's Travels


Discussion Questions

1. Why do you think that Gulliver insists on traveling, especially after he faces hardships on his journeys?

2. Which historical figures do you think Gulliver represents?

3. Who do you think was the intended audience for Gulliver’s Travels?

4. At the end of the novel, what hope does Gulliver have for human nature?

5. Why does Swift utilize base body functions to symbolize the actions of humans?

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