Matt, Ivanka, Aali
Intro: Jonathan Swift
Irish and English
Famous Western literary satire writer
Epic travel parody
Uses paralipsis which is introducing a topic by saying it shouldn't be talked about.
Swift employs a classical form of satire in which an extreme position is taken up to ridicule it, and the audience was never let in on the joke.
They were suppose to figure out that Swift was kidding.
You can see the satire in the title, but not everyone cought on to it.
Swifts themes summed up
It seemed as though swift was advocating for a more compassionate way of life, workable reforms for the conditions of ireland and england and more sympathy amongst people's and an effort to understand each other instead of offering creative solutions....
like going to war and eating babies