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Life in Lilliput. Gulliver’s Travels Chapter 6. Both statues pictured above are present outside of courthouses, t he first is in Australia and the second in America. Based on the statues, what ideas does each culture have about justice? What differences in philosophy do the statues convey?.

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Both statues pictured above are present outside of courthouses, the first is in Australia and the second in America. Based on the statues, what ideas does each culture have about justice? What differences in philosophy do the statues convey?

from chapter 6
From Chapter 6

What would a statue representing Lilliputian justice look like?

“It is upon this account that the image of Justice, in their courts of judicature, is formed with six eyes, two before, as many behind, and on each side one, to signify circumspection; with a bag of gold open in her right hand, and a sword sheathed in her left, to show she is more disposed to reward than to punish.”

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Life in Lilliput
  • Jonathan Swift wrote Gulliver’s Travels during the Age of Reason, the same era in which the Founding Fathers created the U.S. Constitution.
  • What are the Lilliputians’ key ideas about government?
with your group
With your group…
  • Imagine you are the Lilliputian Immigration Agency. You have been tasked with creating a presentation to educate foreigners interested in immigrating to Lilliput.

Directions:

  • Create a PowerPoint presentation outlining Lilliputian citizens’ rights and responsibilities
  • You might consider outlining these in a Bill of Rights format
  • In order to make your presentation more engaging, incorporate relevant graphics and images.