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Jonathan Swift satirizes the nature of human beings by making the role of physical appearance important Jonathan Swift ridicules human nature by making an example of Lemuel Gulliver as a Big small and out of the ordinary person throughout Gullivers TravelsIn Book I Lemuel Gulliver ends up on the island of Lilliputia There he meets a population of small persons where he is a giant amongst them As a giant the Lilliputians find Gulliver an important person and use his talents to defeat the rival kingdom Belfescu They give Gulliver the rank of Nardac the highest position given in the society of Lilliputians When Gulliver urinated to extinguish the fire it performs an important part because after the incident the queen would not go back to the house that was burnt and looked at Gulliver in a less respectable way It ridicules the way humans looked at sex and related behavior This appearance plays an important function and a reoccurring sexual theme through out the bookThere is a major sexual satire in Book II but holds a different fashion because Lemuel Gulliver is now the opposite of an important giant he is now the smallest being in Brobdingnag As a small person Brobdingnagians see him as not an important figure In the court he is merely entertainment and is given barely any rights or liberty By being a small person in a land of giants Swift satirizes the general human stereotype of short is being miniscule therefore people dont like you In Gullivers Travels the dwarf attempts to kill Gulliver by sticking him in cream and bone marrow 113-114 because he does not like him The major sexual theme is demonstrated when the ladies would pick Gulliver up and place him between their breasts 122 This appears as a sort of phallic symbol and again ridicules the nature of humans and their drive towards sex and related behaviorIn Book III the role of appearance isnt
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