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In Jonathan Swift's, "Gulliver's Travels," The main character, Gulliver comments on the nature of man and his flaws. The characters that Gulliver reacts with reveal the authors stance on many moral and ethical issues. One of these issues is sin. The author constantly depicts characters as satires upon their real counterparts and often focusing on expressing one sin in particular. The author in particular is extremely critical of one's pride, and chooses to express this …

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…materials of disease."The author justifies all these assertions, because they come out of the mouth of his character, Gulliver, who is generally devoid of pride. He walks in Lilliput knowing his breaches to be "in so ill a condition," and he suffers for a time the humility of being carried around in a box as a spectacle. Truly, Gulliver can tell the fault of pride from his success, and survival in being without pride.