Fear of Death in Gulliver’s Travels

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Chunhong Yang;
(2015)
  • Publisher: MIR Center Press
  • Journal: Journal of Arts and Humanities (issn: 2167-9045, eissn: 2167-9053)
  • Subject: Fear of death, fear of loss, Struldbruggs, Houyhnhnms. | History of scholarship and learning. The humanities | AZ20-999 | Social sciences (General) | H1-99

Critics pay little attention to fear of death in Gulliver’s Travels. This paper aims to deal with the issue with Freud’s theory. According to Freud, fear of death results in death drive. In Gulliver’s Travels, the episodes of the Struldbruggs and the Houyhnhnms reveal f... View more
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