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Throughout the four parts of Gulliver's Travels, Swift employs the eight types of satire - parody, understatement, invective, irony, hyperbole, sarcasm, inversion/reversal, and wit - to add historical and thematic depth to Lemuel Gulliver's fantastic voyage.

Explaining the tensions between Liliput and Blefusco in part I, for instance, Swift writes:

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