Gulliver's Travels as a satire

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Gulliver's Travels as a satire

  1. 1. Topic: Gulliver‟s Travels as a satire Name:Parmar jinal B. Roll No.:16 M.A. Sem.:1 Sub.: The Neo-Classical Literature Submitted to:Smt. S. B. Gardi Department of English M.K. Bhavnagar university
  2. 2. Jonathan Swift  Introduction  Anglo-Irish Satirist  Essayist  Political Pamphleteer  Poet  Cleric
  3. 3.  Satire Definition “Satire is genre of literature, and sometimes graphic, and performing arts, in which vices, follies, abuses, and shortcoming are held up to ridicule, ideally with the intent of shaming, individuals corporation, and society itself into improvement”  There are two type of satire: 1. Comic satire 2. corrosive satire
  4. 4. Gulliver’s Travels as a satire  A Social Satire  Four Voyages of Lemuel Gulliver 1. A Voyage to Lilliput 2. A Voyage to Brobdingnag 3. A Voyage to Laputa
  5. 5. A Voyage to Lilliput Six inches Lilliputians Satirizes on politics Political tactics “ They bury their dead with their head directly downwards because they hold an opinion that after eleven thousands moons they are all to rises again”
  6. 6. A Voyage to Brobdingnag Satire on Human body Human talents Human limitations “The most pernicious race of little odious vermin that nature ever suffered to crawl upon the surface of the earth” “It stood prominent six feet, and could not be less than sixteen in circumference… spots and pimples that nothing could appear more nauseous.”
  7. 7. A Voyage to Laputa Satire on Human intellect Human mind Science ,Philosophy and mathematics “Their heads were inclined either to the right or to the left, one of their eyes turned inward, and the other directly up to Zenith” “They made a lot of theories but practically nill”
  8. 8. The Land of Houyhnhnms Satire on human moral shortcomings Satire on mankind “Yet I confess I never say any sensitive being so detestable on all accounts; and the more I came near them, the more hateful they grew” “Everything is calculated as the Plato‟s Utopian land „The Republican”
  9. 9. Thank You….

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