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Here Swift unleashes the full power of his ironic armory and corrosive wit, striking his targets-the ruling class and avaricious landlords-with deadly precision.

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This book is actually ‘A macabre proposal’. Shopbop Designer Fashion Brands. This satirical hyperbole mocks heartless attitudes towards the poor, as well as British policy toward the Irish in general. I highly recommend this short piece for both humor and its literary value. Swift suggests that the impoverished Irish might ease their economic troubles by selling their children as food for rich gentlemen and ladies.

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I get the point, but yuck. Project Gutenberg 0 editions. Dean show 5 more. Members Reviews Popularity Average rating Mentions 29 18, 4. AntonioGallo Nov 2, References to this work on external resources. For more help see the Common Knowledge help page. See our Returns Policy. Delivery and Returns see our delivery rates and policies thinking of returning an item? Sign up for LibraryThing to find out whether you’ll like this book.


Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer – no Kindle device required. Home Groups Talk Zeitgeist. This is an essay sometimes mislabeled a short storydo NOT combine with any collections. Write a customer review. AntonioGallo Nov 2, A novel suggestion as to how to manage an overabundance of children. It is a straight-faced satire on the problems of society.

Gezemice Oct 29, Unlimited One-Day Delivery and more. I Agree This site uses cookies to deliver our services, improve performance, for analytics, and if not signed in for advertising. While reading this, I could just imagine them cooking and eating the children. You must log in to edit Common Knowledge data. By letting the Irish sell their children to be eaten by wealthy ladies and gentlemen, of course!

Amazon Kindle 0 editions. A modest proposal for preventing the children of poor people from being a burthen to their parents or country. The idea is rather gruesome, but Swift is not meant to be taken literally.

The idea was to show how ridiculous people were being, fighting over religion and economics. CD Audiobook 0 editions. Share your thoughts with other customers. Swift aveva uno dei primi posti.

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I was horrified while I was reading it because I imagine things in my mind while reading. Book description A Modedte Proposal, is a Juvenalian satirical essay written and published anonymously by Jonathan Swift in Would you like to tell us about a lower price?


Status Jonathan Swift — primary author all editions calculated Baskins, Leonard Illustrator secondary author some editions confirmed. Wikipedia in English None. I came across this book through Serial Reader App. There’s a problem loading this menu at the moment. Edit to localize it to your language. Add to Your books.

It is a melancholy object to those, who walk through this great town, or travel in the country, when they see the streets, the roads and cabbin-doors crowded with beggars of the female sex, followed by three, four, or six children, all mldeste rags, and importuning every passenger for an alms.

Ma l’autore per me resta uno dei grandi della letteratura di tutti i tempi. Amazon Business Service for business customers. See all free Kindle reading apps. Quando insegnavo, ricordo che, tra le tante “provocazioni” che proponevo, qualcuno diceva che lo facevo con “sadismo”questo “pamphlet” di J.

A Modest Proposal by Jonathan Swift

Selected Prose and Poetry by Jonathan Swift. My Review I found this satirical essay rather humorous and would consider it one of the best essays ever written. The College Omnibus by Leonard F. Ritrovarlo ora in versione italiana mi fa un certo effetto.