A Modest Proposal by Jonathan Swift

A Modest Proposal

byJonathan Swift

Kobo ebook | May 15, 2015

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This pessimistic story was published in 1729. In English writing, the phrase "a modest proposal" is now conventionally an allusion to this style of straight-faced satire. The satirical element of the pamphlet is often only understood after the reader notes the allusions made by Swift to the attitudes of landlords. People accepted the pamphlet as true, which was written by a man on behalf of the public concern boon. It appeared on the wave swept Britain after the invasion of the Stuarts and dislike of "Papists". In this story author very seriously paints the plight of impoverished Irish…

Title:A Modest ProposalFormat:Kobo ebookPublished:May 15, 2015Publisher:Media GalaxyLanguage:English

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