Jonathan Swift: Leading Questions
English 171, Sages, Satirists, and New Journalists, Brown University, Spring 2005
- The Foreigner in "A Modest Proposal"
- Tongue In Chic: Rhetoric, Satire, and Fiction
- Manipulating the Inured Reader
- Satire and Significance in Jonathan Swift's "A Modest Proposal
- An insight into the Meaning of "Modest Proposal"
- Swift's use of "devoured" as pun
- The Satirical Truths of Swift's "Modest Proposal"
- Swift's bitter attack on fellow colleagues
- Satire as a Means of Societal Change in "A Modest Proposal"
- Satire and Authority Swift's "Modest Proposal"
- Reaffirming Culture in Order to Condemn It
- Sentence Structure and Juxtaposed Ideas in Jonathan Swift's "A Modest Proposal"
English 171, Brown University, Autumn 2003
- Is"A Modest Proposal" Nonfiction?
- Questions of Tone in "A Modest Proposal"
- Solving the plight of the poor children in Ireland in Jonathan Swift's "A Modest Proposal
- Dismissing Legitimate Solutions (1)
- Dismissing Legitimate Solutions (2)
- Preventing Infanticide
- The Projector's language of finance and exchange
- Swift's Rational Arguments
- Swift's Changing Tone
- Pigs, Americans, and Jews in "A Modest Proposal"
- Swift's exchange with his audience in "A Modest Proposal"
- Swift's Satiric Target and National Identity
- Swift's ironies
- Appealing to the Palate: A Gourmet's Justifications to Enact Swift's Modest Proposal
- Inducements to Marriage and Better Child Care
- Swift and His Audience
- The Characterization of Swift's Speaker
- The Projector's Friend in "A Modest Proposal"
Last modified 9 February 2005