A Modest Proposal and Other Satires

identify and discuss the proposal made by jonathan swift in his essay and carefully analyse the reasons given to justify it.

a modest proposal by jonathan swift

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Swift's proposal is basically that the poor children of Ireland become "food" for the rich and those who can afford good "food." His proposal is anything but modest. These people who have numerous poor children are basically Catholics who have been looked down upon by the English landlords of Ireland. His proposal takes the form of a "logical" essay, but it is, in fact, the bitterest of satires.