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  • Swift On The English Side
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    Rhetoric 1 b 10/22/1999 An Analysis of Jonathan Swift and Martin Luther King Jr.'s Stylistic Devices In a satirical essay, Swift uses Rogerian strategy along with other rhetorical tactics such as specific diction, nuclear emphasis, and multiple double meanings to effectively surface the horrific treatment of the Irish by the English aristocracy. Rogerian strategy focuses on the "open exchange of ideas directed toward mutual understanding" with emphasis on conceding certain points to gain an unde...
  • Modest Proposal
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    Jonathan Swift- A modest Proposal Confusing, misleading, intriguing, and yet to the point. What do all these words have in common They are what come together to make the essay A modest proposal so good. When I first began to read this essay I found my self very confused and even after two or three times of re-reading I still could not make out many different parts of the essay. The more I looked deeper and deeper in to what the narrator, Jonathan Swift had written down on paper I could see that ...
  • Swift's Idea
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    What Do you Think of This? In Jonathan Swift's "A Modest Proposal", published in 1729, Swift engages in an extraordinary amount of irony and satire. Swift states that in order to reduce famine in Ireland and to solve the problems that they are having that eating children would be a good solution. This is not the purpose of Swift's essay. The real intent was to get the people of Britain to notice that the ideas that they were coming up with were not any better than his satirical one, and new idea...
  • Essay Swift
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    In 1729 Jonathon Swift proposed a very unusual idea to save a starving kingdom. Through his essay "A Modest Proposal" his idea becomes known to the public. In this essay Swift brings to mind how to save the kingdom. There was an over population of children and their poor parents, with no way to get food except for begging. Even then there was not enough. Swift's idea was to make the extra children into meals for family dinners. Also to have certain couples as "breeders" and only save a fraction ...
  • Big Business Of Wall Street
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    A comparison of the major changes in American enterprise indicated in the writings of Jonathan Swift (pre-20th Century) and Herman Melville (20th Century). Abstract The authors of the selected works, Jonathan Swift's essay "A Modest Proposal" and Herman Melville's "Case: Bartleby the Scrivener: A Story of Wall Street", the reader can imagine the poor working conditions in the early time of our industrial growth. In Swift's proposal it was apparent that the poverty of Ireland was of major concern...

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