Gulliver’s Travels Questions Book One Lilliput: Why are the Lilliputians at war
- Why are the Lilliputians at war? What is Swift saying about war? About nationalism?
- How does Gulliver treat the Lilliputians during his first weeks on the Island? What does this tell you about Gulliver?
- How does Gulliver describe the physical appearance of the Lilliputians? Do their physical characteristics compliment their personality?
- What ideas about religion are satirized? What ideas about government are satirized?