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The Irony in Swift's Modest Proposal

“I am assured by a very knowing American of my acquaintance in London; that a young healthy child, well nursed, is, at a year old, a most delicious, nourishing, and wholesome food; whether stewed, roasted, baked or boiled, and I make no doubt, that it will equally serve in a fricassee, or ragout.” …
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A Moderate Proposal

Herein lies the improved proposal for addressing the ever-threatening population growth in the Middle East — Presented by Head of Population Control at the League of Elite States headquarters. 854 more words

A Solution Or Another Modest Proposal

Orlando, Florida.   Once again, in America, an armed gunman has killed innocent people for whatever insane reason he felt he had to.  50 people were killed in Orlando last night.  513 more words

Donald Trump

What brings you to this ruined place, Frog? What use have you for an old and forgotten god?

I am SpellSayer, mangy fool. SILENCE your foul yipping, and hear my proposal. One that might reverse your ill fortunes.

These FrogLands have a problem called The Scourge. 61 more words

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Teaching Children with Autism – A Modest Proposal

Teaching Children with Autism – A Modest Proposal

I am finding it impossible to let go of this topic, the elimination of childen over the age of four from eligibility for IBI. 606 more words

Irony: Some Folks Just Don't Get It

Not long ago, my friend Jesse told me this joke: “Someone told me the other day that I just don’t understand irony. My feelings were hurt and I thought,  463 more words

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Jonathan Swift's Use of Irony in 'A Modest Proposal'

“I have been assured by a very knowing American of my acquaintance in London, that a young healthy child well nursed is at a year old a most delicious, nourishing, and wholesome food, whether stewed, roasted, baked, or boiled…”

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