One of media of human expression is novel. Novel is interesting to be analyzed, because we usually find many aspects of life. In order to give pleasure and also benefit, the author divided the story of the novel into many chapters to tell it clearly and detail. Besides, novel has several elements such as theme; plot, conflict, characters. The researcher of this thesis is interested to analyze the communication obstacles that faced by Gulliver and the ways to solve it. The purposes of this research are to know the communication obstacle that faced by Gulliver in his voyage to Liliput and the way to solve the obstacle. In analyzing this novel, the researcher uses sociological approach, because in Gulliver Travel, the author expresses about living condition in English that he knows factually. The technique that the researcher uses is library research that consists of literary books, novel and the books relevant with the topic. Through the discussion, the researcher finds the result of this research. Communication obstacles that faced by Gulliver are caused by language differences, facial expression and the last is sign language. The ways that found by Gulliver to solve his obstacles were using gestures to explain general desire such as desire to eat, to get freedom and then he learns about the Liliputans language by getting help from greatest scholars.