Studying Satire: A Modest Proposal

Who is Jonathan Swift? What is satire? What do either of those things have to do with The Restoration Period? Find out below!

For further reading, see: The Restoration Period

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Works Cited

Austin, Glenda. Fifth Avenue Stroll. Hal Leonard Corporation, n.d. MP3.

“Baby in Stew.” GoodReads, http://www.goodreads.com/book/show/5206937-a-modest-proposal. Accessed 26 Feb. 2017.

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“King Charles II.” The Savage Lifestyle, thesavagelifestyle.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/07/master-yourself-to-become-a-master-of-others.jpg. Accessed 26 Feb. 2017.

Lynch, Jack. “A Modest Proposal.” Swift, “A Modest Proposal”, andromeda.rutgers.edu/~jlynch/Texts/modest.html. Accessed 26 Feb. 2017.

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“Restoration Room.” Marc Maison, http://www.marcmaison.com/maisonpedia/restauration/_02_pedia.jpg.

Seago, Kate. “Restoration Satire.” UKnowledge, 1987, pp. 11–15., uknowledge.uky.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=1024&context=libraries_facpub. Accessed 26 Feb. 2017.

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