Sunday, December 29, 2019

Rhetorical Analysis Of Lemuel GulliverBy William Swift

As Lemuel Gulliver decides to go to sea again, a major storm hits causing most of his crew to die. Lemuel makes it to shore and passes out. At this point, he is being searched by two tiny people (Lilliputians). I chose this quote because it is demonstrating the satirical element in Swift’s writing. The irony of the small people becoming flustered by thes size of Lemuel’s belongings leaves readers wanting to laugh, but also makes them have human-like qualities (like being confused). This quote also illustrates the theme of no matter where you go and who you meet, you can’t get away from the social aspect of life. The kingdom is arranged by social class with soldiers and an emperor. These particular soldiers were ordered by the emperor to†¦show more content†¦In the end, he sticks by his beliefs and accepts that the emperor won’t forgive him. A group of advisors from Blefuscu came to visit Lemuel. They made a treaty with him and invited him back to their kingdom. Lemuel is just getting back to Lilliput. I chose this quote because it gives detail about Lemuel’s character. It shows how he does not know how making alliances with the Blefuscu will affect his relationship with the Lilliputian emperor. After Lemuel gets back to Lilliput, the emperor treats him in a â€Å"very cold manner.†(Swift, 52) He was confused why the emperor was acting this way towards him until someone told him about how he should not have talked to the Blefuscu. Also, this quote shows how Lemuel finally understands the flawed idea of monarchy. The two monarchies, Lilliput and Blefuscu, both are sneaky and persuasive to outsiders, like Lemuel. The Blefuscu emperor got Lemuel’s attention, which he knew would annoy the Lilliputian emperor. Lemuel has just arrived in Brobdingnag, a land of giants. As he observes the people around him, he realizes how disgusting they look. He is missing Lilliput where everyone were physically appealing. I chose this quote because it shows how Lemuel has different perspectives of humans. The Lilliputians appeared to him as the best looking people in the world. However, in Brobdingnag, everyone appears revolting to him since he can see close up of what they look like. This is also ironic because that is exactly what the

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