The Gulliver's travel

Analisi in lingua inglese dell'opera di Jonathan Swift "The Gulliver's travel" (2 pagine formato doc)

Appunto di chry305
Gulliver’s Travels recounts the story of Lemuel Gulliver, a practical-minded Englishman trained as a surgeon who takes to the seas when his business fails.
In a deadpan first-person narrative that rarely shows any signs of self-reflection or deep emotional response, Gulliver narrates the adventures that befall him on these travels. Swift’s masterpiece was published in London in 1726, though most of it was certainly written in the years 1721-25. Gulliver’s adventure in Lilliput begins when he wakes after his shipwreck to find himself bound by innumerable tiny threads and addressed by tiny captors who are in awe of him but fiercely protective of their kingdom. He is presented to the emperor, who is entertained by Gulliver, just as Gulliver is flattered by the attention of royalty.
Eventually Gulliver becomes a national resource, used by the army in its war against the people of Blefuscu. Gulliver gradually learns their language, their customs and institutions, and gains the favour of the king. He goes to Blefuscu, where he is able to repair a boat he finds and set sail for England. Gulliver undertakes his next sea voyage, which takes him to a land of giants called Brobdingnag. Here, a farmer discovers him and initially treats him as little more than an animal. The farmer eventually sells Gulliver to the queen. Social life is easy for Gulliver after his discovery by the court, but not particularly enjoyable. Gulliver is often repulsed by the physicality of the Brobdingnagians, whose ordinary flaws are many times magnified by their huge size. He is generally startled by the ignorance of the people here, even the king knows nothing about politics. More unsettling findings in Brobdingnag come in the form of various animals of the realm that endanger his life. Even Brobdingnagian insects leave slimy trails on his food that make eating difficult. On a trip to the frontier, accompanying the royal couple, Gulliver leaves Brobdingnag when