History YMMV / GulliversTravels

10th Sep '16 4:11:02 AM Omeganian
Is there an issue? Send a Message



to:

* ValuesDissonance: In the second part, Gulliver describes how he saw an execution by beheading. His eight year old "nanny" was brought along. Back then, it was perfectly fine to have children watch justice being served even in much gorier ways than simple beheading.
8th Sep '16 3:51:56 AM SilentStranger
Is there an issue? Send a Message

Added DiffLines:

* CrowningMomentOfAwesome: David storming across the plain and jumps the spies before they can shoot Gulliver in the back.


Added DiffLines:

* NightmareFuel: The shot where Gabby stumbles across Gullivers enormous hand, and where he runs away and sees the giant form in the distance.


Added DiffLines:

* TearJerker: The exhausted look of Gulliver as he is cast up on the beach, he's so tired from his ordeal he cant even stand.
** Gulliver's obvious home-sickness. The Lilliputtians are nice, but Gulliver just doesnt belong there.
** David's DisneyDeath.
8th Mar '16 10:41:11 PM mlsmithca
Is there an issue? Send a Message


* AlternativeCharacterInterpretation - Why should we listen to the Houyhnhnm? They're horses, who gives a crap?
** Gulliver's misfortunes are intentional and he prefers being InHarmsWay. He secretly loves his arduous trips, hence why he spends very little time at home before he leaves for sea, intending to be shipwrecked ''again''.
*** [[HenpeckedHusband Or maybe he just hates the missus.]]

to:

* AlternativeCharacterInterpretation - AlternativeCharacterInterpretation:
**
Why should we listen to the Houyhnhnm? They're horses, who gives a crap?
** Gulliver's misfortunes are intentional and he prefers being InHarmsWay. He secretly loves his arduous trips, hence why he spends very little time at home before he leaves for sea, intending to be shipwrecked ''again''.
***
''again''. [[HenpeckedHusband Or maybe he just hates the missus.]]



* {{Applicability}}: Certainly relevant here.
* CrowningMomentOfFunny: Many, particularly if you're inclined to Swift's [[BlackHumor unique]] [[ToiletHumor blend]] [[{{Satire}} of comedy]].

to:

* %%* {{Applicability}}: Certainly relevant here.
* CrowningMomentOfFunny: Many, particularly if you're inclined to Swift's [[BlackHumor unique]] [[ToiletHumor blend]] [[{{Satire}} of comedy]].%%Why? As written, this is a ZeroContextExample.



* HilariousInHindsight: Part two describes Brobdingnag as being located in a part of the world which was not known to Europe at the time. Now we call it Alaska. It's certainly big enough...
** Also, the invention from the MonkeysOnATypewriter entry - again, a device that randomly combines words so that "the most ignorant person, at a reasonable charge, and with a little bodily labour, might write books in philosophy, poetry, politics, laws, mathematics, and theology, without the least assistance from genius or study". Today, we call this [[TheOtherWiki Wikipedia]].

to:

* HilariousInHindsight: SugarWiki/FunnyMoments: Many, particularly if you're inclined to Swift's [[BlackHumor unique]] [[ToiletHumor blend]] [[{{Satire}} of comedy]].
* HilariousInHindsight:
**
Part two describes Brobdingnag as being located in a part of the world which was not known to Europe at the time. Now we call it Alaska. It's certainly big enough...
** Also, the The invention from the MonkeysOnATypewriter entry - again, a device that randomly combines words so that "the most ignorant person, at a reasonable charge, and with a little bodily labour, might write books in philosophy, poetry, politics, laws, mathematics, and theology, without the least assistance from genius or study". Today, we call this [[TheOtherWiki Wikipedia]].




* AwesomeMusic: The whole [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lr11nLTG4qc&list=PLBD77608132774F86 Soundtrack]] is beautiful and quite catchy.
** ''Faithful Forever'', enough to where the song even got an UsefulNotes/AcademyAward nomination!
** ''[[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VEqawMf7fKo I Hear A Dream'' ]]is also a very well done, solemn piece.
* CultClassic: For all of it's faults, the film was popular in it's heydey and still an enjoyable cartoon romp today, and it's remembered fondly enough to be considered a legitimate classic. It helps that the film is one of the very few animated features to be in the PublicDomain, thus making it an easily accessible staple of classic animation.

to:

\n* AwesomeMusic: SugarWiki/AwesomeMusic: The whole [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lr11nLTG4qc&list=PLBD77608132774F86 com/watch?v=lr11nLTG4qc Soundtrack]] is beautiful and quite catchy.
** ''Faithful Forever'', "Faithful Forever", enough to where the song even got an UsefulNotes/AcademyAward nomination!
** ''[[http://www.[[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VEqawMf7fKo I "I Hear A Dream'' ]]is Dream"]] is also a very well done, solemn piece.
* CultClassic: For all of it's its faults, the film was popular in it's heydey its heyday and still an enjoyable cartoon romp today, and it's remembered fondly enough to be considered a legitimate classic. It helps that the film is one of the very few animated features to be in the PublicDomain, thus making it an easily accessible staple of classic animation.



* EarWorm: "Alls Well", "Its A Hap-Hap-Happy Day", and "Bluebirds in the Moonlight".

to:

* EarWorm: "Alls "All's Well", "Its "It's A Hap-Hap-Happy Day", and "Bluebirds in the Moonlight".
1st Jan '16 5:48:00 PM DoctorCooper
Is there an issue? Send a Message


* CrowningMusicOfAwesome: ''Faithful Forever'', enough to where the song even got an UsefulNotes/AcademyAward nomination!

to:

* CrowningMusicOfAwesome: ** ''Faithful Forever'', enough to where the song even got an UsefulNotes/AcademyAward nomination!
31st May '15 6:58:20 PM ShinyTsukkomi
Is there an issue? Send a Message


* FirstInstallmentWins: Everyone's heard of Lilliput, few of Brobdingnag, [[CastleInTheSky only anime fans]] of Laputa, and almost no-one of the Houyhnhnms (the [[{{Neologism}} coinage]] ''yahoo'', meaning "ill-mannered cretin", comes from the fourth voyage).

to:

* FirstInstallmentWins: Everyone's heard of Lilliput, few of Brobdingnag, [[CastleInTheSky [[Anime/CastleInTheSky only anime fans]] of Laputa, and almost no-one of the Houyhnhnms (the [[{{Neologism}} coinage]] ''yahoo'', meaning "ill-mannered cretin", comes from the fourth voyage).
20th May '15 3:48:19 PM nombretomado
Is there an issue? Send a Message


* CrowningMusicOfAwesome: ''Faithful Forever'', enough to where the song even got an AcademyAward nomination!

to:

* CrowningMusicOfAwesome: ''Faithful Forever'', enough to where the song even got an AcademyAward UsefulNotes/AcademyAward nomination!
11th May '15 6:49:23 PM TheUnknownUploader
Is there an issue? Send a Message

Added DiffLines:

** Whether the Houyhnhnms are meant to satire the Enlightenment of the 18th-century or they really are Swift's idea of the perfect society has been debated by scholars for years. Given the theme of the rest of the book, it's most likely the first one.
10th May '15 4:00:56 AM Trigger-of-Sorrow
Is there an issue? Send a Message


** The surreal events of the book combined with Gulliver's increasing misanthropy raises many questions about his mental health and how reliable he is as a narrator. There have been some speculation regarding how much of the story actually happened and how much is just in his head.

to:

** The surreal events of the book combined with Gulliver's increasing misanthropy raises many questions about his mental health and how reliable he is as a narrator. There have has been some speculation regarding how much of the story actually happened and how much is just in his head.
10th May '15 4:00:24 AM Trigger-of-Sorrow
Is there an issue? Send a Message


** The surreal events of the book combined with Gulliver's increasing misanthropy raises many questions about his mental health and how reliable he is as a narrator.

to:

** The surreal events of the book combined with Gulliver's increasing misanthropy raises many questions about his mental health and how reliable he is as a narrator. There have been some speculation regarding how much of the story actually happened and how much is just in his head.
10th May '15 3:58:43 AM Trigger-of-Sorrow
Is there an issue? Send a Message


** [[HenpeckedHusband Or maybe he just hates the missus.]]

to:

** *** [[HenpeckedHusband Or maybe he just hates the missus.]]]]
** The surreal events of the book combined with Gulliver's increasing misanthropy raises many questions about his mental health and how reliable he is as a narrator.
This list shows the last 10 events of 26. Show all.
http://tvtropes.org/pmwiki/article_history.php?article=YMMV.GulliversTravels