Yahoo (Gulliver's Travels)
A Yahoo is a legendary being in the novel Gulliver's Travels (1726) by Jonathan Swift.
Swift describes them as being filthy and with unpleasant habits, resembling human beings far too closely for the liking of protagonist Lemuel Gulliver, who finds the calm and rational society of intelligent horses, the Houyhnhnms, greatly preferable. The Yahoos are primitive creatures obsessed with "pretty stones" they find by digging in mud, thus representing the distasteful materialism and ignorant elitism Swift encountered in Britain. Hence the term "yahoo" has come to mean "a crude, brutish or obscenely coarse person".
American frontiersman Daniel Boone, who often used terms from Gulliver's Travels, claimed that he killed a hairy giant that he called a Yahoo.
Yahoos were referred to in a letter sent by serial killer David Berkowitz to New York City police while committing the "Son of Sam" murders in 1976.

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Gullivers Travels: The Yahoos - CliffsNotes
Gulliver's Travels By Jonathan Swift Character Analysis The Yahoos. Previous ... He lacks the humility to see himself as a sort of Yahoo. Rather, his pride leads ...
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Everything you ever wanted to know about The Yahoos in Gulliver's Travels, ... To the Master Horse, it's far weirder to see a Yahoo pretending to use reason to ...
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Yahoo | Define Yahoo at Dictionary.com
(in Swift's Gulliver's Travels) one of a race of brutes, having the form and all the vices of humans, who are subject to the Houyhnhnms. 2. (lowercase) an ...
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SparkNotes: Gulliver's Travels: Part IV, Chapters I–IV
A summary of Part IV, Chapters I–IV in Jonathan Swift's Gulliver's Travels. ... The horses use the words “Yahoo” and “Houyhnhnm,” which Gulliver tries to ...
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Swift's Moral Satire in Gulliver's Travels "In its most serious function, satire is a mediator between two perceptions-the unillusioned perception of man ...
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Category: Gulliver's Travels Essays; Title: Jonathan Swift's Gulliver's Travels ... If you can't be a Houyhnhnm you don't need to be a Yahoo; just try to be like ...
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From Man to Yahoo in Gulliver's Travels
From Man to Yahoo in Gulliver's Travels. By Harry Conley. In Jonathan Swift's Gulliver's Travels, part IV, wonder is a prevalent theme in a story where the ...
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yahoo - definition of yahoo by The Free Dictionary
An unrefined and often loud or disruptive person. See Synonyms at boor. [From Yahoo, member of a race of brutes in Gulliver's Travels by Jonathan Swift.] ...
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A Yahoo is a legendary being in the novel Gulliver's Travels (1726) by Jonathan Swift. Swift describes them as being filthy and with unpleasant habits, ...
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Gulliver's Travels By Jonathan Swift Character Analysis The Yahoos. Previous ... He lacks the humility to see himself as a sort of Yahoo. Rather, his pride leads ...
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Jonathon Swift is the second type of misanthropist and Gulliver's Travels is arguably his ... "humanity" than humans throws light on the defects of human nature in the form of the Yahoo, .... Oxford, Great Britain: Oxford University Press, 1959.
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Study Questions for Swift's Gulliver's Travels. Vocabulary: yahoo, satire, travel narrative, Enlightenment. Introduction: Lecture or Handouts: Identify the following  ...
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eNotes plot summaries cover all the significant action of Gulliver's Travels. ... The Assembly is distressed at the idea of a partly-rational Yahoo living with a ... was educated at Trinity College, Dublin, and Oxford University, and worked as ...
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Gulliver's Travels (Penguin Classics)
Gulliver's Travels (Penguin Classics)
Jonathan Swift, 2003
Shipwrecked castaway Lemuel Gulliver’s encounters with the petty, diminutive Lilliputians, the crude giants of Brobdingnag, the abstracted scientists of Laputa, the philosophical Houyhnhnms, and the brutish Yahoos give him new, bitter insights into human behavior. Swift’s fantastic and subversive book remains supremely relevant in our own age of di...
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Hephaestus Books, 2011
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Gulliver Travels Part 2 - Into Several Remote Nations of the World: Complete and Unabridged with Extensive Notes...
Gulliver Travels Part 2 - Into Several Remote Nations of the World: Complete and Unabridged with Extensive Notes...
2013
Paperback with 208 Pages of Additional Content (Summaries, Critical Notes, Glossary, Exercises, and more) Gulliver's Travels of the Ratna Sagar Classics Series is an enriched edition that any keen reader of literature will be pleased to have. This classic is divided into two books, each carrying: a. A brief, well-written Introduction to the no...
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Hephaestus Books, 2011
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Publishing Interlingua Publishing, 2006
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The Yahoos
Yahoos are the human-like creatures that Gulliver first encounters in the Country of the Houyhnhnms. Not recognizing their link with humanity, Gulliver describe
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The Yahoos are a primitive human-like race which Gulliver encounters in the land of the...
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The Yahoos in Gulliver's Travels
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Yahoo | Define Yahoo at Dictionary.com
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The Depiction of the Yahoo’s » The English 340 Blog
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SparkNotes: Gulliver’s Travels: Part IV, Chapters I–IV
A summary of Part IV, Chapters I–IV in Jonathan Swift's Gulliver’s Travels. Learn exactly what happened in this chapter, scene, or section of Gulliver’s Travels and what it means. Perfect for acing essays, tests, and quizzes, as well as for writing lesson plans.
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“Hnuy illa nyha maiah Yahoo”** (Gulliver’s Travels – Part 4) | Bibliophilopolis
**take care of thyself, gentle Yahoo Finally, the concluding part of this epic work! Once again, Gulliver is off to sea - this time leaving his wife (“big with child”). How considerate of him. Just like always, however, Gulliver does not have good luck in his ship, crew, and voyage. (he has the seafaring luck…
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» Gulliver’s Travels—A Great Work of Satire ENGL.151W Fantasy Fiction
Gulliver’s Travels—A Great Work of Satire October 21, 2011 Satire is a literary genre, using witty language to convey insults or scorn. Often irony, sarcasm, comparison, exaggeration, analogy and double entendre are used in satirical writing.
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