Gulliver's Travels Lesson

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Slide 1: Video
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In deze les zitten 14 slides, met interactieve quizzen, tekstslides en 2 videos.

time-iconLesduur is: 50 min

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Slide 1 - Video

In one sentence, describe what you saw in this clip.

Slide 2 - Open vraag

At the end of the lesson, you know:

- What Gulliver's Travels is
- What we are going to do in the next weeks

Slide 3 - Tekstslide

Gulliver's Travels - a book about fantastical travels

Slide 4 - Tekstslide

What is a parody?

Slide 5 - Woordweb

Slide 6 - Video

What is the difference between a parody and a satire?

Slide 7 - Open vraag


- exaggerating to make people laugh

- making fun of something for fun


- exaggerating to make people think

- uses humor as a weapon: deeper meaning

Slide 8 - Tekstslide

How and why does Jonathan Swift use satire?
- Choice between literal satire and unrealistic satire. 

- Fantastical stories about travels

- Talking about serious topics in a fun way

Slide 9 - Tekstslide

Swift's writing is striking; he gives detailed dimensions of people, animals and objects. Why does he do that?

Slide 10 - Open vraag

what are the four journeys Gulliver makes?

Slide 11 - Open vraag

in which of the four journeys does Swift add elements of fable?

Slide 12 - Open vraag

Where does Gulliver describe a Utopia of sorts?

Slide 13 - Open vraag

Slide 14 - Open vraag