Jo $ swiftman

AKA Jonathan Swift

Swift is a satirist

He is remembered for works such as Gulliver's Travels, A Modest Proposal. He is remembered for works such as Gulliver's Travels, A Modest Proposal. Swift is regarded as the foremost prose satirist in the English language


A Modest Proposal


For Preventing The Children of Poor People in Ireland

From Being Aburden to Their Parents or Country, and
For Making Them Beneficial to The Public


Why not eat the children?

How to cook them

  1. Do you think a satire about eating children would be as acceptable today?
  2. Why do you think Swift developed this form of satire?
  3. After learning about Swift are you more or less excited to read his work?