Essay: A Modest Proposal, (300 words), homework help

Jun 3rd, 2016
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Swift uses satire to try to prove his point in this peace. Discuss your thoughts on Swift's use of satire. What do you think it achieves? Do you think that it was beneficial for him in proving his point? Do you see the use of satire in our world today? If so, where, when, and by whom? If not, how do others argue their points today? Give examples and elaborate on your answers.

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(Top Tutor) Lessermaster
School: Rice University

Running Head: DISCUSSION


Use of Satire in “A Modest Proposal”



“A modest proposal” can be described as a gastronomical piece of satire. For instance, to
emphasize his point that the people should eat their own young ones, Swift argues that one-year
old kids are such delicious whether boiled, baked or roasted (Swift, 2012). The picture Swift
portrays in the fricass...

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