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"A Modest Proposal, published in 1729 in response to worsening conditions in Ireland, is perhaps the severest and most scathing of all Swift's pamphlets. The tract did not shock or outrage contemporary readers as Swift must have intended; its economics was taken as a great joke, its more incisive critiques ignored. Although Swift's disgust with the state of the nation continued to increase, A Modest Proposal was the last of his essays about Ireland."
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Basically, he noted that thousands of very poor children in Ireland were starving to death in great misery. He suggested that wealthy Englishmen agree to feed these childr…en and have them kept in comfortable warm places. Then, when they were nicely fattened up, they could be killed and eaten. This was offered as a solution that was good for everyone. It would take these miserable starving children off the street, and provide them with food and comfort. Even though they would eventually be slaughtered and made into sausages, they would have comfortable pleasant lives during the years they were being fattened up and growing. While their ultimate fate may seem harsh, Swift pointed out that they were going to die of starvation anyway, a much more painful way of dying. At least, under his scheme, they would be comfortable, fed well, and decently housed for a few years; their deaths would be quick, and they would provide excellent steaks and roast meats. He was, of course, using satire to make a point. He was not actually serious. not identical
To eat the children of the poor to reduce the population of poor people and to ease their financial burden.
He proposes to eat the children
Jonathan Swift's A Modest Proposal was a satirical suggestion for how to solve the problems in Ireland?
it was written in 1729
His proposal is eating infants. This is in fact not modest at all. It is huge. It is ironic because of that. Eating children is not modest.
A Modest Proposal was written in 1729 by Jonathan Swift. It is written about the crop failures in Ireland. The narrator is satirical.
How are Moliere's tartuffe and Jonathan Swift's a modest proposal representative of the enlightenment?
They both deal with the ability to>Reason..which is another name for the enlightenment period
They outnumbered adults.
His proposal was to use babies for food. This way you could make a profit off of a child that you could not afford to raise. It would also save marriages.
i think he did do that her and then by shopping with david and sam so im going with yes
The 4 major targets of the proposal are the: catholics, Irish, English and American people.
He was suggesting the Irish should eat the innocent babies.
Top of the list: Satire.
The narrator of Jonathan Swift's "A modest Proposal" is the proposer.