Swift writes A Modest Proposal as a biting satirical commentary on the treatment

Swift writes A Modest Proposal as a biting satirical commentary on the treatment of Irish natives at the hands of the British colonies. He carefully develops his mock argument in grotesque detail. Your task will be to explain why Swift has chosen this medium for his political statement. Use historic and modern context to explain Swift’s rhetorical choices.Writing Tasks: Explain Swift’s decision to use satirical logic using these three terms of Toulmin’s Argument formatLabel Swift’s Claim (Something about his decision to tell a sick joke)
Label Swift’s Warrant (A reason why satire is safer than a serious complaint)
Label Swift’s Support (Some evidence or proof)
Discuss the intent of Swift in writing thisWho is his audience?
Why do you think he would try to reach them by using a satirical argument?
How might his audience have reacted to this 18th century political commentary?
How would their reaction differ if his argument was straightforward?
What is your reaction to this grotesquely written proposal?
Find a modern context connectionWhat are some modern contextual examples that might parallel Swift’s clever means of social commentary?
How does your understanding of these modern satires influence your perception of Swift and the accomplishments of this text?
Reflect on the social/political value of satire in the mediaJuxtapose Swift’s work with some modern contextual examples as you analyze the value of satire.
3-4 PagesTyped double-spaced2 outside sources minimumMLA formattedhttps://mail-attachment.googleusercontent.com/atta…thats the book we reading and it’s like parts not sure but could maybe help but please follow instructions and expect great tip for your help.
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