Gulliver's Travels

Highlight similarities between begining of part1 and part2

in part1 and part2

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The king of the Brobs looks upon Gulliver and the English the same way Gulliver looked upon the Lilliputians only to a greater degree. Gulliver's magnified view of people shows that all people are really ugly (more than in just appearances) up close; Swift's own view of people in general. Gulliver's dissertation on English government and society and the king's reaction are a put down of the English. Both places depict a dim view of humanity in general and show the ridiculousness of government. Really, all four parts of the book deal with politics and humanity. It is a social satire focused on all the horrible deeds of the English cleverly disguised as a travel journal.