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    Question: Where was Jonathan Swift born?
    Answer: Jonathan Swift was born on November 30, 1667, in Dublin, Ireland.
    Question: What was Jonathan Swift’s pseudonym?
    Answer: Jonathan Swift used the pseudonym Isaac Bickerstaff to publish his satirical writings without revealing his identity.
    Question: Where does the main character land after a shipwreck in Swift’s novel Gulliver’s Travels?
    Answer: Gulliver, the protagonist of Swift’s Gulliver’s Travels, survived a shipwreck and swims to Lilliput, where he is tied up by people who are less than 6 inches (15 cm) tall. 
    Question: In Gulliver’s Travels, what do the Lilliputians who wear high-heeled shoes represent?
    Answer: The Lilliputians indulge in ridiculous customs and petty debates in Gulliver’s Travels, with political parties divided by types of shoes; men who wear high-heeled shoes are representative of the English Tories.
    Question: In Gulliver’s Travels, what do the Lilliputians who wear low-heeled shoes represent?
    Answer: The Lilliputians indulge in ridiculous customs and petty debates in Gulliver’s Travels, with political parties divided by types of shoes; men who wear low-heeled shoes are representative of the English Whigs.
    Question: In Gulliver’s Travels, Lilliputians fill court positions by deciding who is best at which sport?
    Answer: In Gulliver’s Travels, the best rope dancers are the people who fill the court of Lilliput.
    Question: In “A Modest Proposal,” what does Swift’s narrator propose could be used as food?
    Answer: In “A Modest Proposal,” Swift’s narrator proposes that the young children of poor Irish families should be taken and used as food for rich English landlords. The essay is a satirical critique of England’s neglect of economic and social issues in Ireland.
    Question: What year was Gulliver’s Travels published?
    Answer: Gulliver’s Travels was published in 1726. It is uncertain when Swift began the novel, but it appears from his correspondence that he was writing in earnest by 1721 and had finished the whole by August 1725. 
    Question: When did Jonathan Swift die?
    Answer: Jonathan Swift died October 19, 1745, in Dublin, Ireland.
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