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Gulliver's Travels

Gulliver's Travels

  

by Jonathan Swift

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Redresal

Character Analysis

Redresal is principle secretary of Lilliput and also styles himself Gulliver's friend – when Bolgolam and Flimnap are agitating for Gulliver's death by poison, Redresal suggests the kinder alternative of putting out his eyes to make him more docile and then starving him to death. Such is friendship at court.

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