Gulliver's giant feet walking in the diminuative forest of the lilliputians

Gulliver's Travels

by Jonathan Swift

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What are the three diversions of the Lilliputians which Gulliver criticizes?

list three diversions:




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1. the conflict of which end of the egg to break--the big end or the little end

2. the antics of the High Heels and the Low Heels (their poliitical parties).  The head of the Senate didn't want to appear partial to either party, so he wore one high heel and one low heel which made walking almost impossible

3. the antics of the candidates for office--tight rope walking, limbo playing, etc.

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