One of the other voices that are present throughout the entire story is that of sarcasm. Upon first reading the proposal may be led to believe that Swift is a compassionate writer attempting to feel the pain of the beggars. But as the story continues, a reader can look back and not
A Modest ProposalA Modest Proposal. ... WORKS CITED Swift, J. "A Modest Proposal". In, Abrams, MH (Gen. Ed.) The Norton Anthology of English Literature. (Vol. ... (974 4 )
A Modest ProposalA Modest Proposal. ... Reference Swift, J. (1729). A Modest Proposal. Retrieved April 30, 2009, from http://art-bin.com/art/omodest.html. (268 1 )
Jonathan Swift ("A Modest Proposal")Jonathan Swift ("A Modest Proposal"). ... Swift, Jonathan. "A Modest Proposal." The Norton Anthology of English Literature. Ed. MH Abrams. New York: Norton, 1974. ... (1353 5 )
Dickens Hard Times & Swift's ProposalJONATHAN SWIFT & CHARLES DICKENS A Modest Proposal & Hard Times Satire, as defined by MH Abrams (85) is the "literary art of diminishing a subject by making it ... (2127 9 )
Sources... the poverty and repression that led to Swift's "A Modest Proposal" and the subsequent migration of the Irish-Catholics to America. ... (7972 32 )
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