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What is an example of a satirical drama

The play: Oh! What a lovely war by Joan Litttlewood is an example of satirical drama.

A Modest Proposal is an example of what kind of satire

horatian satire, a funny and witty essay whereas juvenalian satire is dark and almost creepy.

What problem was Ireland facing when Swift wrote A Modest Proposal

English landlords charging Irish households expensive rent

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 country.

Why was swift criticized for the ideas satirized in Gulliver's travels

Because he wrote so harshly about human failings and weaknesses

Why was Swift criticized for the ideas satirized in Gulliver's Travels - apex

Because he found fault with English political parties

Which social problem does swift most strongly address in his proposal

unemployment

Social-class inequality

Why was satire popular among 18th-century English writers

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

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 is a sentence for consistently

He consistently attended classes related to his field.

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

They can become thieves.

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

Pope's The Rape of the Lock

What is one example from a modest proposal in which the narrators tone doesn't match the topic he is discussing

He provides practical ideas for recipes on cooking children in the kitchen.

What is one way that Swift uses irony in a modest proposal

He creates a distinction between what he says and what he really means.

Which element is most often found in satirical writings

Abrasive humor

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

Which event from the story best represents the character-versus-character conflict

Crusoe loses his newly built roof to an earthquake.

How are satire and sarcasm different

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

Which scenario is an example of irony

A tow truck sits on the side of the road with a flat tire waiting for assistance

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

For which reason would writers most likely choose to write satire

they want to criticize socially accepted values (Apex)

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

Money

Which element of satire uses exaggeration to make a point

Hyperbole

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

Character versus character

Why does the narrator list other expedients in solving the problem but then tell the reader to ignore such ideas

Because it forces the reader to actually consider other ways to solve Ireland's economic issues. -Apex

What is the best example of a cultural value

Respect animals and pets

What problems was Ireland facing when swift wrote a modest proposal

Absentee landlords who lived in England

What According to the ideas presented in A Modest Proposal who does the narrator but not Swift himself seem to blame most for Ireland's poverty

Parents

According to Defoe which quality is most valuable in a servant

Selflessness.

Why was satire popular among 18th English writers

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

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