A Modest Proposal by Jonathan Swift

A Modest Proposal by Jonathan Swift

Please welcome the Godfather of Satire, Jonathan Swift. A Modest Proposal is his short masterpiece. Full title: A Modest Proposal For preventing the Children of Poor People From being a Burthen to Their Parents or Country, and For making them Beneficial to the Publick. Published anonymously by Swift in 1729, the essay is widely held…