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Political Satire Annotation

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This novel is most famous for its commentary on various aspects of government and politics.

Annotate the excerpt from Gulliver’s Travels for the area of satire assigned to you.

  • Swift’s views on the causes of war
  • Swift’s views on firepower
  • Swift’s views on imperialism
  • Swift’s views on political parties
  • Swift’s views on religion
  • Swift’s views on the fragility of a king’s favoritism