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Political Satire in "A Modest Proposal"
An analysis of the political satire in the rhetoric of "A Modest Proposal" by Jonathan Swift.
# 135210 | 1,250 words | 1 source | MLA | 2007 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2007 in Literature (World)

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The paper relates that "A Modest Proposal" by Thomas Swift is a political satire that uses ethos and pathos to reflect the hypocrisy of English elites and their judgment about the way that Irish children are treated. The paper considers Swift's social status in his proposal that is well educated and non-biased in its satire about the way the British judge the Irish, yet how they also partake in degrading these very same people through economic and political starvation.

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