Gulliver's Travels

Trajectory Classics
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Trajectory presents classics of world literature with 21st century features! Our original-text editions include the following visual enhancements to foster a deeper understanding of the work: Word Clouds at the start of each chapter highlight important words. Word, sentence, paragraph counts, and reading time help readers and teachers determine chapter complexity. Co-occurrence graphs depict character-to-character interactions as well character to place interactions. Sentiment indexes identify positive and negative trends in mood within each chapter. Frequency graphs help display the impact this book has had on popular culture since its original date of publication. Use Trajectory analytics to deepen comprehension, to provide a focus for discussions and writing assignments, and to engage new readers with some of the greatest stories ever told. Gulliver's Travel, is a novel by Irish writer and clergyman Jonathan Swift, that is both a satire on human nature and a parody of the "travellers' tales" literary sub-genre.
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Trajectory Classics
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Published on
Dec 10, 2014
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Pages
271
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ISBN
9781632090331
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Language
English
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Genres
Juvenile Fiction / Classics
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 During his first voyage, Gulliver is washed ashore after a shipwreck and finds himself a prisoner of a race of tiny people, less than 6 inches tall, who are inhabitants of the island country of Lilliput. After giving assurances of his good behaviour, he is given a residence in Lilliput and becomes a favourite of the Lilliput Royal Court. He is also given permission by the King of Lilliput to go around the city on condition that he must not harm their subjects. He soon sets out again. When the sailing ship Adventure is blown off course by storms and forced to sail for land in search of fresh water, Gulliver is abandoned by his companions and is left on a peninsula on the western coast of the North American continent.

Путешествия Гулливера — сатирико-фантастический роман Джонатана Свифта, в котором ярко и остроумно высмеиваются человеческие и общественные пороки. В первой части знаменитого романа Свифта чудом спасшийся после бури корабельный врач Гулливер попадает в удивительную страну крошечных человечков, но самых настоящих человечков - Лилипутию. Необыкновенные приключения ожидают Гулливера в этой стране, где деревья не выше нашего куста смородины, а самые большие дома ниже стола. Приключения Гулливера продолжаются во второй части романа, но уже в стране великанов. Гулливер сам чувствовал себя великаном среди лилипутов, а теперь среди великанов - хрупким кузнечиком, которого легко раздавить. Злополучный путешественник, испытавший во время своих странствий невзгоды и опасности, Гулливер был наконец счастлив, что вернулся к таким же людям, как он.

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