Help with Questions to Gulliver’s Travels Part IV Chapter V: When Gulliver explains to his master the causes of war
- When Gulliver explains to his master the causes of war, Swift has him list dozens. List any one example of these possible causes. What is Swift’s point about these specific motivations for going to war?
- Why does Gulliver’s master think that humans should be incapable of actually injuring each other in a war? How does Gulliver convince him otherwise?
- When Gulliver tries to impress his master by emphasizing the valor of the English in blowing up their enemies, what does the master order him to do?
- How does Gulliver explain what a lawyer does to the Master?
- Why does Gulliver say that lawyers seeking to argue a just cause are at a disadvantage?