Gulliver’s Travels is prose satire by Jonathan Swift that was first published in 1726.


See a complete list of the characters in Gulliver’s Travels and in-depth analyses of Lemuel Gulliver, The Queen of Brobdingnag, Lord Munodi, Don Pedro de Mendez, and Mary Burton Gulliver.

Literary Devices

Here's where you will find analysis of the main themes, symbols, and motifs in Gulliver’s Travels.


Learn more about Gulliver’s Travels by reading these mini-essays, a sample A+ student essay, and suggested essay topics.

Further Study

Go further in your study of Gulliver’s Travels with background information about Jonathan Swift and the work's publication, as well as suggestions for further reading.