Scholarly and philosophical
Epic and poetic
Precise and exact
Humorous and lighthearted
Is written by Octavius of Rome
Imitates the old Latin Classics
Aims to create a unique English style
Is translated from classical languages
Natural phenomena were subject to superstitious interpretation by scholars.
Natural phenomena were investigated and explained by kings.
Natural phenomena were increasingly accounted for by scientific observation
Natural phenomena were explained by poets and statesmen.
English writers were restoring early Anglo-Saxon styles of writing.
England was restored to a time of war with France.
The Stuart family was restored to the throne after the beheading of Oliver Cromwell.
English woodworkers were very interested in restoring old pieces of furniture.
Critical and unsatisfied
Respectful and humble
Smug and indifferent
Hopeful and optimistic
He plans to wait until the army retreats, so that their arrows can’t reach him.
He plans to chew the bonds little by little.
He plans to behave gently and submissively to gain the Lilliputians’ trust.
He plans to convince the Emperor that he is a threat and must be let go.
Jumps highest on a rope without falling
Wears the highest heeled shoes
Cooks the best hard-boiled egg
Spins the finest thread for their sashes
The color of their gloves
The length of their coats
The height of their heels
The size of their wigs
A young future emperor getting kicked by a cow.
A young future emperor cutting his toe on a nail.
A young future emperor cutting his finger on an eggshell.
A young future emperor slamming his hand shut in a window.
The leave excrement on his food and sting him
They eat his dinner
They pick him up because they think he is food
He uses them as planes, but they often drop him
To forgive her for making fun of him
If other English people are as ill-mannered as he is
If English people have ever seen flies
If other English people are as cowardly as he is
The Emperor does not speak to Gulliver; instead, he sends his Secretary of Private Affairs, Reldresal to speak for him.
The Lilliputian, believing that Gulliver understands him, makes a long speech, but Gulliver does not understand a word.
After holding him hostage and barraging him with arrows, the Lilliputians feed Gulliver and care for his wounds.
Gulliver offers to risk his life to defend Lilliput, but the reader knows that Gulliver is a coward.
After being a giant in one land, Gulliver becomes the insignificant, tiny person in the other land.
Irish banking system
People who don’t pay rent
English policy in Ireland
Over the top
Kill all the unwanted dogs and cats and make sausage out of them
Kill the rich people and sell their meat to the English as bacon
Kill one year olds and sell their meat
Kill the King of England and sell his body to the highest bidder
Easily evict poor tenants
Stop domestic violence
Sell excess children
Lower their rents
He never gets to Ireland where he could partake of the new delicacy
He does not own a tavern where he could cook babies
His child is too old to be sold
He is not a landlord
His wife is to old to have more children
His proposal will decrease the number of papists
His proposal will decrease the number of beggars
His proposal will decrease the number of marriages
His proposal will decrease the number of poor people
His proposal has the effect of an economic stimulus