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Gulliver’s Travels


I want you to meet Jonathan Swift, the author of that evil political book, Gulliver’s Travels!
Ray Bradbury  --  Fahrenheit 451
  Swift’s satire written as a journal of fantastic travels that leave Gulliver dissatisfied with his own society (1726)
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Strongly Associated with:   Jonathan Swift
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  • I want you to meet Jonathan Swift, the author of that evil political book, Gulliver’s Travels!
    Ray Bradbury  --  Fahrenheit 451
  • I would disappear inside whole worlds comprised of Gulliver’s Travels, Shane, and books by Beverly Cleary.
    James McBride  --  The Color of Water
  • Bessie asked if I would have a book: the word BOOK acted as a transient stimulus, and I begged her to fetch Gulliver’s Travels from the library.
    Charlotte Bronte  --  Jane Eyre
  • There’s a book over there on the table, Gulliver’s Travels.
    Frank McCourt  --  Angela’s Ashes

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  • "It’s like Gulliver’s Travels," Colonel Van Riper says.
    Malcolm Gladwell  --  Blink
  • Now we were working on Gulliver’s Travels.
    Octavia Butler  --  Kindred
  • The author of Gulliver’s Travels sardonically proposed that Irish babies be fattened for English tables; other students urged less drastic ways of curbing population — none of which made the slightest difference.
    Robert A. Heinlein  --  Tunnel In the Sky
  • If any reader, therefore, should say that the book is "autobiographical" the writer has no answer for him: it seems to him that all serious work in fiction is autobiographical— that, for instance, a more autobiographical work than "Gulliver’s Travels" cannot easily be imagined.
    Thomas Wolfe  --  Look Homeward, Angel
  • I took a deep breath, shook my head, and plunged back into Gulliver’s Travels.
    Octavia Butler  --  Kindred
  • I wait down the street till the woman next door goes in, I climb in Mr. Timoney’s window for Gulliver’s Travels and walk miles to the City Home so that he won’t miss his reading.
    Frank McCourt  --  Angela’s Ashes

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  • Glancing at the bookcases, I thought I could distinguish the two volumes of Bewick’s British Birds occupying their old place on the third shelf, and Gulliver’s Travels and the Arabian Nights ranged just above.
    Charlotte Bronte  --  Jane Eyre
  • Mam is delighted I earned sixpence for reading to Mr. Timoney and what was it he wanted read, the Limerick Leader? I tell her I had to read A Modest Proposal from the back of Gulliver’s Travels and she says, That’s all right, ’tis only a children’s book.
    Frank McCourt  --  Angela’s Ashes
  • …of perception of a single thing, the whole background of color, warmth, odor, sound, taste established itself, so that later, the breath of hot dandelion brought back the grass-warm banks of Spring, a day, a place, the rustling of young leaves, or the page of a book, the thin exotic smell of tangerine, the wintry bite of great apples; or, as with Gulliver’s Travels, a bright windy day in March, the spurting moments of warmth, the drip and reek of the earth-thaw, the feel of the fire.
    Thomas Wolfe  --  Look Homeward, Angel
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Associated words [difficulty]:   Gulliver’s Travels [7] , Jonathan Swift [7] , Jane Eyre [4] , Heart of Darkness [5] , Moby-Dick [5] , Pride and Prejudice [5] , Robinson Crusoe [6] , The Catcher in the Rye [6] , The Count of Monte Cristo [6] , The Three Musketeers [6] , Anna Karenina [7] , Doctor Zhivago [7] , Great Expectations [7] , Little Women [7] , Lolita (the novel) [7] , Middlemarch [7] , Paradise Lost [7] , The Grapes of Wrath [7] , The Joy Luck Club [7] , A Tale of Two Cities [8] , Adventures of Huckleberry Finn [8] , Crime and Punishment [8] , Les Misérables [8] , Lord of the Flies [8] , Madame Bovary [8] , Mrs. Dalloway [8] , Of Mice and Men [8] , Pygmalion [8] , Rip Van Winkle [8] , Sense and Sensibility [8] , Slaughterhouse-Five [8] , The Brothers Karamazov [8] , The Color Purple [8] , The Great Gatsby [8] , The Hunchback of Notre Dame [8] , The Last of the Mohicans [8] , The Metamorphosis [8] , The Old Man and the Sea [8] , The Scarlet Letter [8] , Uncle Tom’s Cabin [8] , Wuthering Heights [8] , Animal Farm [9] , Bleak House [9] , Canterbury Tales [9] , One Hundred Years of Solitude [9] , The Adventures of Tom Sawyer [9] , The Call of the Wild [9] , The Sound and the Fury [9] , The Sun Also Rises [9] , The War of the Worlds [9]
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