POLITICS VS. LITERATURE: AN EXAMINATION OF GULLIVERS TRAVELS
The essay is a review of Gulliver's Travels with a discussion of its author Jonathan Swift.
Orwell declares that Gulliver's Travels is an attack on humanity, the aim being to "humiliate Man by reminding him that he is weak and ridiculous, and above all that he stinks". He notes that Swift's political affiliations were perversely reactionary and...More
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