Die Heuning Pot Literature Guide
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Characters

The Sorrel Nag

Character Analysis

The sorrel nag is the Master Horse's servant. When describing horse colors, "sorrel" means reddish brown, and "nag" means run-down or not as good as a thoroughbred horse. This horse loves Gulliver, and that's pretty much all we know about him. But he also seems to be a member of that servant class of horses the Master Horse mentions.

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