Part IV, Chapters 1-2: Summary and Analysis
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 turn out to be pirates and mutiny against Gulliver, who is held prisoner by them. James Welch, a mutineer, tells Gulliver that...
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