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A Modest Proposal

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Which of these statements would Ishmael most likely agree with

The struggles of common people are the most powerful artistic subjects

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When Jonathan Swift says that his proposal is solid and real of no expense and little trouble he is using

Jonathan Swift used sarcasm or irony throughout A Modest Proposal.

What is the main idea of Gullivers statement from Gullivers Travels by Jonathan Swift

What is the main idea of gulliver travels.

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 voices.

Which social problem does swift most strongly address in his proposal

unemployment

Social-class inequality

Which statement best reflects the purpose of satire

It encourages change or reform.

It reveals flaws in a society in an indirect way.

Why did swift publish his ideas in satirical format

he wanted his readers to see their own errors in logic and morality

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>

Which element of satire uses language that means the opposite of what it says literally

Sarcasm

Which satirical work from the 18th century criticizes the vanity of the upper classes

Pope's The Rape of the Lock

When Crusoe leaves some money behind with the captain's widow what does this reveal about his character

He is responsible and has good judgment

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

How are satire and sarcasm different

Satire is used to persuade an audience, while sarcasm is used to tell a joke

Which phrase from the proposal is an example of hyperbole

Some persons of a desponding spirit are in great concern about that vast number of poor people, who are aged, diseased, or maimed . . . it is very well known, that they are every day dying . . . as fast as can be reasonably expected.

Which example would most likely be considered satirical

In a novel, homeless people build cardboard-box homes in a gated neighborhood, revealing the need for social change

According to the ideas presented in A Modest Proposal what does the narrator seem to value most

Money

An estranged father and son are lost at sea in a life raft with only a compass and a paddle. Which author motivation best matches this conflict

Showing the power of reconciliation

Crusoe's struggle with escaping the Turkish ship captain is best represented by what type of conflict

Character versus character

What problems was Ireland facing when swift wrote a modest proposal

Absentee landlords who lived in England

What way does a modest proposal fit the definition of satire (apex)

It criticizes British attitudes toward poverty in Ireland, but in an indirect way.

What does crusoes decision to take up his state of affairs in writing reveal about his character

he is a rational thinker who could find both the good and the bad in a situation

Why was satire popular among 18th English writers

Because writers wanted to expose people's flawed thinking about religious traditions

When Swift says that the landlords won't mind eating the children because they have "already devoured" the children's parents, which rhetorical technique is he using

Sarcasm

According to the narrator, what advantage do the impoverished children of Ireland have

They can live as beggers

They can fight in Spain.

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