Analyze “A Modest Proposal” as an example of an argument. What is it’s claim, evidence, assumptions, conclusions? Can an argument be “valid” and still be immoral. (link to article is provided)
Is “A Modest Proposal” an example of satire? Look up elements of classical satire and consider whether Swift’s essay contains these elements.
The paper should be at least 4 full but not longer than 5 full pages, typed double spaced, Times New Roman, 12 point font. Include a works cited page for the primary source (the article), as well as any outside research you do. the paper will be graded on having a clear claim, sufficient textual evidence, avoiding too much plot summary, citation of sources, grammar, mechanics and word choice.
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