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Sign up for LibraryThing to find out whether you’ll like this book. This book is actually ‘A macabre proposal’. I was horrified while I was reading it because I imagine things in my mind while reading.

The satire is really good. It is a straight-faced satire on the problems of society. Quando insegnavo, ricordo che, tra le tante “provocazioni” che proponevo, qualcuno diceva che lo facevo con “sadismo”questo “pamphlet” di J. Swift aveva uno dei primi posti.

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Ritrovarlo ora in versione italiana mi fa un certo swjft. Ma l’autore per me resta uno dei grandi della letteratura di tutti i tempi.

AntonioGallo Nov 2, A novel suggestion as to how to manage an overabundance of children. 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.

Modeste proposition (illustré)

My Propsition I found this satirical essay rather humorous and would consider it one of the best essays ever written. While reading this, I could just imagine them cooking and eating the children. 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. I highly recommend this xwift piece for both humor and its literary value. The College Omnibus by Leonard F.

The Major Works by Jonathan Swift. Selected Prose and Poetry by Jonathan Swift. How do you solve the problem of poverty? By letting the Irish sell their children to be eaten by wealthy ladies and gentlemen, of course! This satirical short work by Jonathan Swift is a classic look at the cost of poverty. Home Groups Talk Zeitgeist. I Agree This site uses cookies to deliver our services, improve performance, for analytics, and if not signed in for advertising.

Your use of the site and services is subject to these policies and terms. See the other authors section. Members Reviews Popularity Average rating Mentions 29 18, 4. Add to Your books. The Joe Rogan Experience Library No current Talk conversations about this book. I get the point, but yuck. Gezemice Oct 29, I came across this book through Serial Reader App.

Ricordi di una “provocazione”. AntonioGallo Nov 2, A novel suggestion as to how to manage an overabundance of children. Book Description Easing poverty in Ireland by eating the children of the poor was the satirical “solution” suggested by Jonathan Swift in his essay “A Modest Proposal” EadieB Jun 1, Status Jonathan Swift — primary author all editions calculated Baskins, Leonard Illustrator secondary author some editions confirmed.

Dean show 5 more. You must log in to edit Common Knowledge data. A modest proposal for preventing the children of poor people from being a burthen to their parents or country. Information from the French Common Knowledge.


Edit to localize it to your language. 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 moedste beggars of the female sex, followed by three, four, or six children, all in rags, and importuning every passenger for an alms. I have no children, by which I can propose to get a single penny; the youngest being nine years old, and my wife past child-bearing.

This is an essay sometimes mislabeled a short storydo NOT combine with any collections. Study guide that includes a number of critical articles on “A modest proposal”, edited by Charles Beaumont. Mille et une nuits References to this work on external resources.

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Book description A Modest Proposal, is a Juvenalian satirical essay written and published anonymously by Jonathan Swift in Swift suggests that the impoverished Irish might ease their economic troubles by selling their children as food for rich gentlemen and ladies.

This satirical hyperbole mocks heartless attitudes towards the poor, as well as British policy toward the Irish in general.

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Google Books — Loading Become a LibraryThing Author. For more help see the Common Knowledge help page. A Modest Proposal, is a Juvenalian satirical essay written and published anonymously by Jonathan Swift in