Why does Gulliver disguises his own country and says that he is a Hollander? What does it tell you about him?
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Gulliver wanted to go to Japan and the Dutch were the only Europeans allowed in that kingdom,
I gave him a short Account of some Particulars, and made my Story as plausible and consistent as I could; but I thought it necessary to disguise my Country, and call my self an Hollander, because my Intentions were for Japan, and I knew the Dutch were the only Europeans permitted to enter into that Kingdom.
I think this truly shows Gulliver to be a traveller/explorer that is not interested in imperial or nationalistic motivations.