A Modest Proposal

by: Jonathan Swift

Paragraphs 1-7 Quiz

Further study Paragraphs 1-7 Quiz

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What word does Swift use to describe the all-too-common sight of women and children begging in the streets?

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Who does Swift refer to as the “Pretender?”

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What label does Swift give to the parents of the country’s poor children?

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How many women of childbearing age does Swift say there are in Ireland at the time of “A Modest Proposal”?

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How does Swift describe children under the age of twelve?

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