Gulliver's travels

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Analisi in inglese capitolo per capitolo (3 pagine formato doc)

CHAPTER 1

Setting → Lilliput, on a island; city's temple
                 XVII century (not specified)
Characters → Maior Characters: Lemuel Gulliver (round character)
                       Minor Characters: Lilliputian (flat characters)
Situation → Gulliver is abducted by Lilliputian and they take him in the temple of the city.
Summary → Lemuel Gulliver is the Antelope's doctor.
During a storm the ship sinks and         
Gulliver begins to swim.
He arrives on a island where he starts to sleep; when he gets up, hundreds of little creatures, the Lilliputians, look him very scared. Gulliver is abducted because he is tied with big ropes. Lilliputians get Gulliver in the city's temple.
Vocabulary → TO SINK; TO MANAGE; TO LOST SIGHT OF; TIGHTLY; ARROWS;
SHARP PAIN; LADDERS; BARRELS; CATTLES AND SHEEPS: PADLOCKS; DARING

CHAPTER 2

Setting → City of the island
Characters → Maior Characters: Gulliver; the Emperor
Minor Characters: Soldiers
Situation → The Emperor gave Gulliver his freedom after some facts.
Summary → Gulliver knows the Emperor and becomes city's friend. Gulliver is searched by   some soldiers and they found in his pocket some objects.Gulliver, after he has knew some traditions, organizes a special party for the Emperor where he puts some soldiers on a handkerchief so the Emperor was very surprised and gave Gulliver his freedom
Vocabulary → PENKNIFE; RINGLEADERS; BEHAVIOUR: POWDER; THREADS


CHAPTER 3

Setting → Mildendo (capital city); Blefuscu
Characters → Maior Characters: Gulliver; the Emperor
                       Minor Chracters: Emperor's minister; Blefuscu's ministers
Situation → Lilliput and Blefuscu are in war because of a rule about the way to cut eggs.