James Welch: Mutineer on the Adventure, who sets Gulliver ashore on an island
The Yahoos: animal-like, savage human beings in the country of the Houyhnhms
The Dapple-Gray: Houyhnhm (rational horse) who protects Gulliver and asks him about his country
The Sorrel: servant of the Dapple Gray
Gulliver spends about five months at home in England. With his wife pregnant, he accepts the captaincy of the Adventure, a merchant ship. New sailors to replace those who die of disease are taken on at Barbados. They...
(The entire page is 466 words.)
Want to read the whole thing?
Subscribe now to read the rest of this article. Plus, get access to:
- 30,000+ literature study guides
- Critical essays on more than 30,000 works of literature from Salem on Literature (exclusive to eNotes)
- An unparalleled literary criticism section. 40,000 full-length or excerpted essays.
- Content from leading academic publishers, all easily citable with our "Cite this page" button.
- 100% satisfaction guarantee READ MORE