A Modest Proposal and Other Satires

why in the beginning of the essay does swift explain the anticipated results before revealing the actual proposal?

The modest proposal

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Swift's strategy in beginning the essay with his anicipated results is meant to immediately sway the reader into supporting his proposal. He also sets up his propsal in a positive light, which makes him less likely to offend the reader several paragraphs later when he lays his ideas on the table.