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Review of Jonathan Swift's Satire, "A Modest Proposal"

Summary: Jonathan Swift's "A Mest Proposal" is a satire that expresses his view of humanity.
In "A Modest Proposal," Swift offers an outrageous solution to Ireland's problem of the desperate conditions in the 1730's-perhaps the most farfetched solution ever been offered. Swift takes the role of a problem-solver who is full of common sense and even hope for the people.

But more importantly, Swift is standing against the views of humanity-the views that reduce

humans to livestock and forced to consume their own children. Swift explain the sometimes

monstrous behavior of humanity will go through to survive.

Swift offers the suggestion that the population of Ireland should be broken up and divided into breeding groups-such as livestock. Swift approaches this suggestion by giving statistics of the number of people in Ireland and the amount that should be breeders for his plan to save Ireland. Swift gives examples of about how many people will be able to breed...

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