Cards in this guide (20)
What obstacles does mankind need to overcome in order to achieve unlimited intergalactic space travel
If a human system fails to function properlywhat is the most likely result
a disturbance in homeostasis
Which aspect of the Utah Valley University production of The Tempest best illustrates an artist's interpretation of a text
Creating a mysterious tone by using masks and offstage
To what real-world problem from Swift's time is the narrator referring
Poor management of Irish lands by English lords
What is one of the reasons that Swift gives for his proposal
Children would become valuable property.
Harvesting poor infants will reduce the number of Papists in the
Which of Friday's traits does Crusoe find admirable
His bravery, as evident in the animals he killed.
Which social problem does swift most strongly address in his proposal
Which element of satire makes something seem less important than it really is
Which statement best reflects the purpose of satire
It encourages change or reform.
It reveals flaws in a society in an indirect way.
Which sentence from Defoe's Robinson Crusoe best illustrates the concepts found in the Great Chain of Being
[m]y inclination to [pursue my sea adventures] led me so strongly against the will, nay, the commands of my father, and against all the entreaties and persuasions of my mother and her friends(2)
Which phrase from the proposal is an example of understatement
It is not improbable that some scrupulous people might be apt to censure such a practice [eating children], (although indeed very unjustly) as a little bordering upon cruelty.
What group is targeted negatively but indirectly by Swift in A modest Proposal
upper-class families of ireland - apex
In what way does a modest proposal fit the definition of satire
It criticizes British attitudes toward poverty in Ireland, but
in an indirect way. <APEX>
According to the narrator what advantage do the impoverished children of Ireland have
Which element is most often found in satirical writings
Which story element gives the reader the most insight into the negative aspects of a culture's code of behavior
How the antagonist opposes other characters in the story
For which reason would writers most likely choose to write satire
they want to criticize socially accepted values (Apex)
Based on the events in Robinson Crusoe what statement most likely reflects Defoe's beliefs about governors and subjects
the best masters are the ones who act as fathers toward their subjects
What is the best example of a cultural value
Which of the following scenarios would most likely be considered situational irony
Renee was elated when they handed her the first-place spelling bee plaque, but she frowned when she discovered they'd misspelled a word on the plaque.