Huck Finn Vs. Gulliver's Travels

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The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn Vs. Gulliver’s Travels Gulliver’s Travels, by Jonathan Swift, is a book that describes the adventures had by a sailor during 4 different voyages at sea. The book can easily be compared to The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain, mainly because the protagonists in both books go on adventures along bodies of water, experiencing new things. The protagonist of Gulliver’s Travels has his adventures due to voyages by sea, landing at different islands, whereas Huckleberry Finn travels down the path of the Mississippi River. Both protagonists experience very different things, but also change themselves as their book progresses. The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn centers on the life of a young boy living in the United States. He loves to get dirty, and hates dressing correctly and acting “sivilized”, (as he calls it), and despises going to school. His adventures begin when his father comes back to town and kidnaps him. He manages to escape by staging his own murder and leaving his father behind after finding a canoe floating down the river. He eventually meets a salve he knew who was sold to someone else, who joins him on his journey. However, in Gulliver’s Travels, the protagonist’s reasons for traveling are completely different. Their characters are also quite different as well, where Huck was more comfortable being dirty, Gulliver is a civilized Englishman who is well verses in several different languages and takes pride in his wealth and profession as a seafarer and surgeon. His journey begins when he finds himself unable keep up enough wealth with his current profession, and decides to turn to seafaring. Due to an accident with the ship, which sunk due to a crash, he landed on an island, which noted the first of 4 voyages he would make where he went to strange lands, each time seeking more wealth. Another difference

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