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Analysis Of A Modest Proposal By Johnathan Swift

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A fascinating work, “A Modest Proposal,” by Johnathan Swift is satire that focused on society and how to solve societal problems. He is come up with information that there is too many children in a family and there are too many poor people who cannot afford for their own food. In results Swifts, comes up with a proposal that people should eat baby flesh, teenage flesh, which is a sign of cannibalism. The way he sees will help is if children of the poor to be sold into meat markets at the age of one and this will help solve the over population. Also, by adding children in the meat market it will create more jobs and can create a little extra income. He comes up with a way to collect data on number of children sold, eight and price, and consumption
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